Catholic Church donates 425 Hospitals Clinics Nationwide as Isolation Centres
Catholic Bishops conference has volunteered all the 425 hospitals and clinics Nationwide for adaptation and use as isolation centers.
This was made known by the Presidents task force in it's daily briefing on the COVID-19 pandemic on Monday while encouraging State Governors to approach Catholic Bishops in their States to access the facilities.
The Chairman of the PTF and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha said: It will soon be impossible for State Capitals to control with the numbers that would be thrown at them, Hence the need to accept every offer of space from good spirited individuals and organizations.
As part of efforts to support the States in the establishment of the isolation and treatment centers, i wish to remind our Governors that the Catholic Bishops Conference has volunteered all the 425 Hospitals and Clinics Nationwide for adaption and use as isolation centers.
Speaking on the development, the SGF said; We wish to confirm that States have been encouraged strongly to set up isolation centres wards (including ICU) with a minimum of 300 beds each.