Sani Abacha Isolation Centre: Dangote brings in 600 beds
In fulfilment of the promise made by the President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote to establish a 600-bed Isolation Centre at Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano, the equipment for 600 beds have arrived the venue yesterday as construction work has commenced in earnest.
A statement by spokesperson of the Ministry of Health, Hadiza M. Namadi said a committee chaired by the State Commissioner of Health, Dr. Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa, has already been formed for the establishment of the SaniAbacha Stadium COVID-19 Isolation Centre to determine how the centre will function including issues on water and power supply and waste disposal.
Members of the Committee include Commissioner of Youth and Sports Development, Alhaji Kabir Lakwaya, Commissioner of Works, Alhaji Magaji Mu’azu, Executive Secretary, Primary Healthcare Management Board, Dr. Tijjani, Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health, Dr. Amina Abdullahi Umar and representative from Dangote Foundation.
The Health Commissioner and other members of the committee have inspected the ongoing construction work at the Sani Abacha Stadium site.