By Abdulrasheed Hammad
The College of Engineering and Environmental Design (FEED), Usmanu Danfodiyo College, Sokoto, has designed an open supply ventilator as a part of her dedication within the administration of the coronavirus in Nigeria.
In a memorandum signed by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Lawal Bilbis, it was introduced that Usmanu Danfodiyo College, Sokoto has designed and produced a ventilator and an computerized/guide hand washing station.
The administration of the establishment has despatched the product exterior for overview.
A lecturer within the College of Engineering, Mr Adamu Mode, who launched the ventilator, acknowledged that the ventilator is an open supply which can be utilized to ventilate the sufferers with out requiring any human intervention.
Nonetheless, the scholars of the establishment lauded the efforts of the administration for this good initiative, urging different establishments to do the identical.
A 100-Degree scholar of Biochemistry, Chris Andrew, stated the ventilator exhibits Nigerians are modern. He suggested the federal government to make services accessible and create an enabling atmosphere to help tasks like this.
A 400-Degree scholar of Medical Laboratory Science, Sofiullah Abu Sufyan, who was impressed, acknowledged that establishments shouldn’t solely be a centres of consumption however innovation.
He stated: “I used to be actually impressed after I heard that Udus’ has recorded such a fantastic milestone. Simply as it’s anticipated, a college needs to be a centre for innovation and never solely consumption.”
He nonetheless suggested the federal government to be dedicated to funding analysis within the nation’s tertiary establishments.
A 100-Degree scholar of Legislation, Rabi’at Achida, stated the establishment has proved to be a citadel of studying and analysis by contributing its quota in the direction of curbing the virus by designing a ventilator.