EDO: Govt to set up ambulance service, toll-free line

The Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki said his administration will establish an ambulance service and toll-free line to enable citizens access first responders in cases of emergency.


Obaseki disclosed this yesterday in Benin during his investiture as state patron of the Red Cross Society, Edo State chapter.

He ordered the lifting of the ban on social clubs in schools to enable Red Cross Society operate in public schools as they already have presence in private schools across the state.


Earlier, State Chairman, the Nigerian Red Cross Society, Mr. Festus Alenkhe, said Red Cross, Switzerland, was in the state recently to collaborate with the state Red Cross to curb Lassa Fever, train indigenes of Uyi, Ehor and Eguare on how to prevent and manage the disease.



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