Dr Ogungbemi Olalekan, a Humanitarian Health Professional, on Tuesday referred to as for efficient and improved collaboration with the Federal Government to deliver coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) below management in Nigeria.
Olalekan in Lafia mentioned that company our bodies, non-public organisations and people wanted improved and efficient partnership to maintain the pandemic below management.
Olalekan, additionally the Founder and Head of Humanitarian Health Service of Moole Charity Foundation and a Clinician with the United Kingdom National Health Service, mentioned he was at present monitoring the scenario in Nigeria.
According to him, with out multi-sectoral method, the pandemic might be worsened; therefore the decision turns into needed contemplating the extent of fatalities the virus is inflicting within the developed world with superior medical tools of their hospitals.
Olalekan, whereas commending the efforts of the federal authorities for placing measures to stop the unfold of the virus, mentioned it must do extra to stop the damaging scenario the world is dealing with from taking place in Nigeria.
“While the Nigerian authorities has taken some measures and the fitting steps to combat this well being problem, it clearly must do extra contemplating what is occurring in Spain, Italy and the U.S. which have efficient well being care methods.
“All that Nigeria wants now could be concerted efforts to combat this frequent enemy to stop an impending catastrophe.
“Government cannot do it alone; corporate bodies, private organisations and individuals need improved and effective partnership to keep the pandemic under control,” he mentioned.
Olalekan mentioned his basis has begun rolling out programmes to help humanity to cushion the impact of hardship and starvation by feeding over 1000 households in Nigeria.
He defined that the plans had been underway by the inspiration to increase its COVID – 19 humanitarian companies to different African nations.
“We are making efforts to help worse hit countries to scale through this period of the pandemic, we have supported the NHS frontlines to screen and treat infected cases thereby reducing the strain on the UK National Health Service,” he mentioned.
He frowned at non-observance of the social distancing and lockdown order by some folks, noting that it might be unhappy if Nigeria failed to stop most injury from the pandemic after all of the warnings it obtained.
He enjoined Nigerians to be extra patriotic by observing the directives from constituted authority as a part of the measures put in place to include the unfold of COVID-19.