The Oyo State Government has supported the University College Hospital (UCH) with a state-of-the-art ambulance to aid its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a Press Release signed by the Hospital's Public Relations Officer, Toye Akinrinlola which was made available to CEOAFRICA, was presented to the hospital on behalf of Governor Seyi Makinde by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Dr. Adebisi Ayoola.
Ayoola stressed that the ambulance was on loan to the hospital to enhance the containment of the pandemic, adding that there was the need for a stronger relationship between the state government and UCH in ensuring adequate and prompt health care delivery to the citizens of Oyo State and Nigeria in general.
The Chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee, Dr. Victor Akinmoladun who received the ambulance on behalf of the management, lauded the state government for the initiative and stated that the Hospital will be more poised to handle the management chain of COVID-19 patients in line with recommended guidelines.
However, he assured the Oyo state government that the UCH is always ready to cooperate in providing good health to Nigerians.