COVID-19 Pandemic: LASU Develops Self Test Mobile App

Lagos State University (LASU) Computer Science Department Develops Corona Virus (COVID-19) Self Test Mobile Application.

As part of the efforts of Lagos State University to create awareness to the general public on the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Department of Computer Science, Lagos State University has developed a mobile app to enable individuals to do a self test of COVID-19.

This innovation was led by Professor Benjamin Aribisala. Other team members are Dr. Oluwatoyin Enikuomehin, Mr. Olusola Olabanjo and Abdulazeez Saheed, and Dr. Abdulazeez Anjorin of Microbiology Department.

The link to the application can be found below:

The software which has been tested and certified by the Provost Lagos State University College of Medicine (LASUCOM), Ikeja, will be available on Playstore from 7th April, 2020.

In Other news The Lagos State University College of Medicine under the leadership of the Provost, Prof. Abiodun Adewuya has joined well meaning Nigerians to curtail the spread of COVID-19 Virus through the production of WHO approved standard hand sanitizer and spray.

The production of the sanitizer and spray powered by the College was sprearheaded by the College Technologists

According to the Vice Chairman, National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT) LASUCOM, Mr Abayomi Ajikobi the production which is still on going started on Friday 27th of March 2020

He thanked the Provost, Prof. Abiodun Adewuya for his pro activeness in financing the production.

He acknowledged the efforts of his members in the last one week, which included their participation in a one day WHO seminar on blood collection which took place at the Medical Research Centre ( MRC) in the College premises, in readiness to serve as volunteer workers in any of the isolation centres in the state.