The management of the University of Lagos, have donated sanitizers produced by the institution to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), as their support against the spread of Coronavirus in Nigeria.
Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipehe, the Vice-Chancellor of the institution disclosed in a statement in Lagos that the sanitisers were produced by the university’s Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology in the Faculty of Pharmacy.
He said the Dean of the faculty, Prof. Glory Ajayi, led the team from the faculty to make the donation on behalf of the university.
“The hand sanitisers, comprising gel and solution formulations, were produced by the Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculty of Pharmacy, and donated to the Chief Medical Director, Prof. Chris Bode, and the management of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba.
“This gesture is to identify with LUTH and by extension, Lagos State and our dear nation, in support of their courageous and patriotic fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
”It is also for use by the frontline ‘warriors’ in the hospital healthcare team and other staff members caring for COVID-19 patients,” the Vice Chancellor explained.