Anambra state government has announced that it is ready to distribute 450 cubic meters of oxygen to selected hospitals in the state.
Governor Willie Obiano made this known on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, in a special broadcast on the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.
He said, “finally, the investment we made in setting up an Oxygen Production plant at COOU Teaching Hospital, Amaku has started to pay off. When we made that investment, we had no idea that sooner than later, Oxygen would become such a priceless commodity.
“Today, I am delighted to announce a donation of 450 Cubic meters of oxygen to select hospitals in the state to help is the fight against the pandemic. The modalities of distributing the commodities shall be worked out and announced by the Ministry of Health.”
Recall that on August 8, 2019, Governor Obiano commissioned the Anambra State Oxygen Production Plant. This is the biggest Medical Oxygen Plant to be built by any State Government in Nigeria, the project was inniated and completed under His Excellency.
It is another legacy of Willie Obiano’s administration in health sector.