NGO donates equipment to Jikwoyi hospital
Hospital equipment worth over N200million were on Tuesday handed over to a primary health care centre in Jikwoyi, a suburb of Abuja in Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) by a nongovernmental organization, African Entrepreneurial and Human Development Initiatives, AEDI.
Chairman of AEDI, Pastor Yomi Fatimehin, who handed over the equipment, said the aim of the organization was to contribute its quota to the reduction in child mortality rate in the locality.
The ceremony tagged ‘upgrade of primary health centre Jikwoyi’ attracted the stakeholders in the health sector in Abuja among whom was the executive secretary of FCT Primary Health, Dr. Rilwanu Mohammed, who received the hospital equipment on behalf of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA.
Mohammed then handed over the equipment to the supervisory councilor for health, AMAC, Hon. Nnodim Josephine, who then gave the equipment to the officer in charge of the primary health centre.
The sponsors of the project, Mobil Producing Nigeria, a subsidiary of EXXONMOBIL, represented by Mr. Abdullahi Ahmed, said it was its contribution to the development of health care service in AMAC.
Among the items donated were incubators, delivery couch, hematocrit (for pvc), adult and pediatric bed/cot, instrument cabinet, instrument stabilizer, sonic rid among others.
Also, AEDI did some renovation of the health centre.