Sequel to the resolutions reached at the recently concluded education stakeholders summit specially summoned Gregory Universitythe Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, the state government has commissioned Gregory University Uturu to produce 30,000 bottles of hand sanitizers.
Disclosing this information to journalists, the Vice Chancellor of Gregory University Uturu,Prof Augustine Uwakwe stated that the development is in furtherance of the mutually beneficial partnership between Abia state government and the institution. According to him, “Against the backdrop of the public private partnership initiated Gregory Universityour Chancellor,Prof Gregory Ibe, our institution has continued to collaborate with Abia state government in many areas.Relying on this relationship we have donated COVID-19 test kits, digital infra red thermometers, ambulances, hand sanitizers, decontamination services and bags of rice to aid the government’s war against COVID-19.It is therefore in recognition of the potency of the hand sanitizers we produced and donated to government that we were subsequently commissioned to produce 30,000 bottles of our comprehensive hand sanitizers”.
Prof Uwakwe also revealed that the university decontamination team has been recruited to assist in fumigating some public schools in readiness for resumption of academic activities.
At the time of filling this report substantial quantity of the required 30,000 bottles of the GUU Comprehensive Hand Sanitizers had been produced and made ready for delivery to the state Inter Ministerial Committee on COVID-19.