20-year-old Engineering student hailed after manufacturing a manual ventilator

A student of Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, Kaduna State, has been hailed on Twitter after he designed and manufactured a “manual ventilator” in 2 days to aid in the treatment of Coronavirus patients.

However, the 20-year-old Usman Dalhatu, is from Gombe state, 200-level student from Mechanical Engineering departmernt at the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU).

Usman has been an inventor since secondary school, made the manual ventilator with locally sourced materials.

He said that he designed and produced the manual ventilator as part of the effort to assist the Federal Government to fight the Coronavirus pandemic.

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