Breaking: UNIBEN invented ventilator that works without electricity
A clinically-tested ventilator that can work without electricity has been presented to the management of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) in Edo State, led by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Lilian Salami.
The ventilator was produced by a team of researchers in the Faculties of Engineering and Medical Sciences of the federal university.
The invention, according to UNIBEN’s Spokesperson, Dr. Benedicta Ehanire, was in response to the vice-chancellor’s challenge to various experts in the higher institution to continue to strive to make relevant marks, in order to place the university among the best and on a world-class pedestal.
Leader of the team, Prof. Kessington Obahiagbon, disclosed that the group, known as COVID-19 Initiative, took into consideration the peculiar circumstances of the country, especially with the pandemic and irregular supply of electricity.