Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari has renovated and equipped a designated building to serve as an isolation centre for the management of COVID 19 patients
The President’s wife also donated some food items as palliatives to health care workers in the country. They were meant as her personal contribution to the fights against coronavirus pandemic in the country.
The projects were executed under her Future Assured initiative. The renovated and equipped building is located at Mararraba Gurku Medical Centre, Nasarawa state and is to serve as isolation centre.
She made the disclosure through a Facebook post which stated that it is part of her efforts and commitment to complement government efforts in the response to the COVID 19 pandemic.
“In addition to this, I also donated some Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and some essential dr*ugs to Nasarawa state government, for the benefit of the good people of the state.
“The items included hand sanitizers, surgical face mask, N95 respirator masks, multivitamins, antimalarials, analgesics, intravenous fluids, and oral antibiotics.
“Food items were also donated as palliatives to the health care workers,” she stated.
In May, the First Lady donated food item, which includes bags of rice, to religious groups at the peak of the total lockdown across the country.
The donation was made on Monday and Tuesday, May 4 and 5 through the First Lady’s representative, Dr Hajo Sani, who is also the senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on women affairs.