The acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei, has guaranteed that the office will give ventilators and oxygen as a major aspect of its commitment to the battle against coronavirus.
He said they would mediate to shield the individuals of Niger Delta from the feared ailment.
Talking at the NDDC home office in Port Harcourt on Tuesday, Pondei said as an interventionist organization, the commission would team up with different partners in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic.
He stated, "We have begun taking a gander at various detachment focuses in the nine conditions of the Niger Delta locale. We are interfacing with the states to discover what is on the ground and we are assessing the ventilators and oxygen in wellbeing offices over the locale."
Pondei said the treatment of the infection was not constrained to drugs, yet incorporated the capacity to ensure that the patients had the option to inhale appropriately and this ought to be finished utilizing ventilators.
Pondei stated, "toward the beginning of today we found that there are around 500 ventilators in the whole nation. We are investigating roads to check whether we could intercede in giving ventilators. Likewise, oxygen is hard to acquire in the nation.
"The Federal Government through the service of wellbeing has a strategy on oxygen, which has not been dispersed quite well. There are not very many oxygen creation plants in the nation and a portion of the current ones have really separated. Yet, the arrangement of oxygen is critical to the treatment."
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