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Ebola: Unilorin to Screen Students

Moremi Elekwachi

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Ilorin (NAN) – The Vice-Chancellor of  the University of Ilorin, Abdu Ganiyu Ambali,  says all  students will  be screened  for the Ebola Virus Disease before entering  the campus.

Ambali stated this on Monday while unveiling preventive kits worth N1.2 million at the university’s health centre.

“The procurement of the anti-Ebola kits is part of the university’s preparedness to tackle the epidemic headlong,” the vice chancellor said.

The kits, he said, included face masks, boots, hand gloves, automatic soap dispenser, infrared thermometer and disposable bed spreads.

The vice-chancellor commended  members of the institution’s  Ebola Response Committee for their foresight and prompt  response.

Ambali, however, charged the university’s  health workers to be alert and  follow laid down procedures in the case of an outbreak.

The university’s Director of Health Services, Mary Ajiboye, who presented the equipment to the vice chancellor, said the kits were for the protection of staff and students.

“The committee will place the hand sanitisers in strategic locations on the campus such as the Senate Building, faculties, walkways  and  Unilorin FM station,” she said.

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Moremi Elekwachi is a Media and Communications expert. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from the University of Georgia, and a Master’s Degree in Communication Management (with a concentration in Marketing communication) from the University of Southern California. She is Founder and Lead Publicist at Euphorique PR, a leading full-service Public Relations & Marketing Communications company that helps individuals, companies and public figures effectively communicate, engage, and build relationships with their target audiences & stakeholders via digital media and traditional media platforms. Prior to establishing Euphorique PR, Moremi gathered a wealth of experience, working at prestigious media companies both at home and abroad including Wondros (Los Angeles, CA), Wildflower PR, and also BellaNaija, where she served as News Editor & Head of Business Development. Moremi is also the founder of www.queenmoremi.com, a fresh platform dedicated to empowering and celebrating the modern African millennial woman, as she strives to live her best life. In her spare time, she loves to write, gossip about popular culture, and sing her heart out. @queenmoremi: Twitter @queenmoremi: Facebook @queenmoremi: Instagram

3 Comments

  1. jo

    September 16, 2014 at 8:05 pm

    good good

  2. olaonipekun damilola elizabeth

    September 18, 2014 at 8:39 pm

    This happens to be the best thing and it’s very good.thanks to the management of unilorin

  3. akeeb aminat omolola

    October 1, 2014 at 3:25 pm

    Whao!Excellently opinion,may Allah continue to increase ur knowledge(prof.Abdul Ganiyy Ambali for best thing ever happen before.thanks so much to all university of ilorin management for ur support and caring over students.60 gbosas!

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