Covid-19: Kwara State Commends FEDPOFFA Over Inventions

By Daily Report Nigeria
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The Kwara State Government has applauded the Federal Polytechnic Offa, Fedpoffa on the school’s invention of devices towards the fight against the dreaded novel coronavirus.

In an official statement the Chief Press Secretary to the Deputy Governor, Modupe Joel, who signed on behalf of the Deputy Governor and Chairman of the state’s Covid – 19 Technical Committee, Mr Kayode Alabi made the commendation as the Management of FEDPOFFA paid him a visit at the Government House.

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Mr Alabi, while speaking through Prof Wale Suleiman, the alternate Chairman of the Technical Committee and Special Adviser on Health Matters to the Kwara State Governor, stated that the battle against Covid-19 is a triple-barrel effort that involves the community, industry and the government.

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He highlighted that the purpose driven leadership of Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has helped the committee to efficiently manage the Coronavirus pandemic, stating that Kwara is top amongst states getting the fight against the lethal virus right.

Mr Alabi further solicited the cooperation of corporate organisations and communities in the state to help the state government further flatten the curve of the Coronavirus pandemic.

On his part, the Deputy Rector Administration Fedpoffa, Dr Olanrongbe Afolabi poured appreciation on the Kwara State Government for his targeted moves through the Technical Committee for Covid-19.

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He stated that the institution will continue to work to work with government in a bid to complement it’s efforts.

Dr Afolabi narrated that the institution has invented an auto disinfectant passage system, washing machine, automatic hand sanitizer, automatic Pee toilet and hand clap UV sanitizer ahead of the resumption of schools.

The Deputy Rector stated that the the equipments were invented to curtail a further spread of the virus when schools resume.

He further solicited for the State government’s assistance to enable the institution produce the equipments in mass quantity for use in related public places.

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