The Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU); Bauchi has invented a disinfection machine to help curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
Prof. Muhammad Abdulazeez, Vice Chancellor of the University, disclosed this while speaking at the unveiling of the machine in Bauchi on Tuesday.
He further explained that the invention of the machine was in line with the mandate of the university; as a centre of research and invention.
Abdulazeez said the university was making effort to make ventilator needed for the treatment of patients with stage 11 of COVID-19 infection.
However, he identified lack of funds as the major impediment to the mass production of the machine. Abdulazeez also called on government at all levels; to as a matter of urgency contact the Mechatronics Engineering Department of the University for mass production of the machine.