Presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the 2023 polls, Peter Obi, expressed his congratulations to Hippolite Amadi, the winner of the 2023 Nigeria Prize for Science sponsored by Nigeria Liquified Natural Gas (NLNG), awarding a prize of $100,000. Amadi, a professor of medical engineering and technology, was recognized for his groundbreaking work in advancing neonatal care. His innovations include a non-invasive neonatal ventilator, an oxygen delivery blender system, and an oxygen splitter system, all powered by solar energy, aiming to reduce infant mortality.
Taking to social media, Obi praised Amadi’s innovations, emphasizing their potential to enhance healthcare therapy and significantly impact neonatal care in Nigeria and beyond. Obi expressed gratitude to Amadi for his dedication and highlighted the importance of supporting such innovative ideas in the country’s healthcare sector. He reiterated his belief in Nigeria’s potential, provided it is coupled with good governance and ethical leadership.