The deputy representing the federal constituency of Lafia / Obi in the National Assembly, Abubakar Sarki-Dahiru, offered free medical services to no less than 650 people in his constituency in Nasarawa state.
Speaking at the closing ceremony of the 3 days of free medical awareness on Sunday in Obi local government area, Sarki-Dahiru, explained that the program aimed to ensure that his constituents were in good health so that they continue to reap the dividends of democracy. .
Sarki-Dahiru, who was represented by one of his aides, Abdullahi Ahmed-Dahiru, said the event also aimed to encourage people in the region to know their HIV / AIDS status and how to prevent the transmission of HIV / AIDS. virus.
He said: âThe desire to organize this program is due to the fact that I have been informed that most of my constituents have various health problems and cannot afford treatment in hospitals. A program like this took place at Lafia LGA a few days ago and now we are at Obi LGA with the aim of touching the lives of our people.
âWe came here with doctors and medicine was given to people diagnosed with hypertension, malaria, typhoid fever, diabetes, HIV / AIDS and people who had problems with their eyes. Cases requiring surgery have been transferred to hospitals in Lafia, the state capital.
âWe hope to continue this intervention whenever resources become available. ”
In his speech, the CEO and chief of staff who is also the head of the medical team, Joshua Adetunji, praised the lawmaker for organizing free medical awareness for his constituents.
He said, âThe lawmaker has done really well for his people. My team members were able to take care of as many people as possible and I am happy that most of them are already recovering from their ailments â.
Paul Ofega, who spoke on behalf of other beneficiaries of the free medical awareness program, expressed his gratitude to lawmakers and prayed that God would be guided and protected in his future endeavors.
Our correspondent reports that representatives of the Keffi Federal Medical Center were on the ground to ensure that all medical rules regarding deportations were respected.
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