By John Ikani
Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has revealed plans by the Federal Government to establish oxygen plant at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH), Kano State.
The Minister made this known during a visit to Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital after the wedding ceremony of President Muhammadu Buhari’s son in Kano.
Osagie reiterated that arrangements would be made to link the hospital with the liquid gas pipe from Lagos through Global Research Funds with a view to ensuring that the hospital has sufficient oxygen at all times.
What you should know
In the heat of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) oxygen consumption hit all time high with less cylinders in supply at exorbitant costs.
The plan by government, when fulfilled, will reduce the exorbitant amount patients pay to get oxygen at the hospital.