As the Nigeria continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, effort has been made by various institutions to contribute in battling the COVID-19 virus. A team of engineers in Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, have invented a locally made ventilator, which is a very vital equipment required to battle the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prof. Muhammad-Sani Sallau, Director Equipment Maintenance and Development Centre, ABU, said this at the unveiling of the equipment at the university in Zaria on Friday.
“We are currently processing the patenting as well as trademarking to further safeguard the product.
“We are receiving maximum cooperation from government agencies in this regard,” Sallau said.
He further revealed that the institution is in the proccess of getting more equipments to build more ventilators as their academic contributions to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.