E don reach 5 months wey Naija government drop N327 million to buy ambulance, the vehicles never still show face for highways wey them suppose dey patrol.
The Federal Ministry of Health been inaugurate the EMT Committee and National Emergency Medical Services and Ambulance Scheme (NEMSAS) on February 5.
EMT dey under the Department of Hospital Services of the ministry.
The routes wey them buy these vehicles for na; Abuja-Lokoja, Lagos-Ibadan, Doka-Kaduna, Onitsha-Akwa, Lagos-Ore and Abeokuta-Lagos highways. Them don do three-weeks survey of Abuja-Kaduna, Abuja-Lokoja and Lagos-Ibadan roads them no see one single ambulance
The coordinator, Community Health and Research Initiative (CHR), Aminu Magashi, been don talk about the non-implementation of the ambulance services for the highways months after the BHCPF N327 million to the Federal Ministry of Health for the programme.
“The money dey, operational manual dey, since them start to talk about the matter. We need to see ambulances for the six identified highways.
We need to see ambulance dey help accident victims and patients, but in any case, na individuals and road transport workers still dey help each other if accident happen.
TalkHealth9ja dey beg the relevant authorities to look into this issue, bacause if you ask us, na who we go ask?.