Peter Obi Congratulates Hippopite Amadi For Winning NLNG’s $100,000 Dollars Prize Money

Peter Obi Congratulates Hippopite Amadi On Winning NLNG’s $100,000 Dollars Prize Money

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the 2023 polls Peter Obi has taken to social media to congratulate professor of medical engineering and technology, Hippolite Amadi on winning the 2023 edition of The Nigeria Prize for Science.

The prize sponsored by Nigeria Liquified Natural Gas (NLNG) carries a reward of $100,000.

Amadi’s novel scientific work helps keep newborn babies alive and reduce infant mortality. The innovations comprise a non-invasive neonatal ventilator, an oxygen delivery blender system, and an oxygen splitter system, all powered by solar energy.

Taking to his social media handle, Obi wrote: “Prof Amadi’s winning innovation themed, ‘Innovation for Enhancement of Healthcare Therapy,’ according to reports, comprises of Non-invasive Neonatal Ventilator (NIV); an Oxygen Delivery Blender System, and an Oxygen Splitter System, all powered by solar energy and aimed at reducing infant mortality by advancing Neonatal care in Nigeria and beyond. Such laudable innovations are highly encouraged for the growth and development of our health sector.

“I congratulate Prof. Amadi and thank him for his painstaking efforts in bringing this innovation to the limelight. Nigeria, as I have maintained, is filled with great minds with different innovative ideas that can move the country forward if given good governance and ethical leadership. That is what we intend to offer.”

On September 26, the US Mission in Nigeria wrote on X about Amadi, “Congratulations to Nigerian Prof. Hippolite Amadi for winning the $100,000 Nigerian Prize for Science 2023 for pioneering neonatal care innovations! We recognize his groundbreaking design of solar-powered respiratory equipment, to help save newborn lives in Nigeria and beyond.”

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