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Abuja lawmaker empowers communities with healthcare equipment

A member of the Home of Representatives for Abuja South federal Constituency, Hassan Sokodabo, has empowered 4 space councils with healthcare tools value over N39million.

The Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) stories that the world councils and communities that benefited from the gesture had been: major healthcare centres in Gawu, Abaji, Tsauni in Gwagwalada, Dabi in Kwali, and Chikuku in Kuje.

Sokodabo, talking in an interview with NAN at one of many centre in Kuje, mentioned that the purpose of the challenge was to offer high quality healthcare in rural areas.

He listed beds, mills, fridges, medicine, chairs, amongst different issues, as a part of the provides to the first healthcare centres within the beneficiary councils.

“They are saying well being is wealth, so I felt there’s have to contribute my very own quota towards the well-being of our individuals.

“That was why we organised this medical outreach to offer eye remedy, HIV consciousness and check malaria and different fever remedies, supply surgical procedures, free medicine, eye care, amongst others.”

Sokodabo suggested his colleagues on the Nationwide Meeting to achieve out to the individuals on the grassroots as a result of they had been those that put them of their present elected positions.

“Wherever we’re at the moment, they voted for us and through the reason for electioneering campaigns, we promised to enhance their lot.

“So, whichever approach you see it vital that these are what your persons are missing, attempt all one of the best you may to offer it and mainly that’s what we got down to do right here,’’ he mentioned.

The Coordinator of the outreach and Marketing consultant, Joshua Adetunji, mentioned that the outreaches that had been happening because the earlier week had witnessed greater than 3000 individuals turning up for remedy.

“We got here with the data that there are many diseases starting from Malaria, to abdomen issues to fever to ulcer and to some instances that even entails surgical intervention and we now have handled them.

“There have been additionally cataract instances, some surgical procedures are ongoing as we converse, to this point we now have attended to over 3000 individuals from as younger as one-year previous, to as previous as 70 to 80 years.”

Adetunji added that some sufferers got here with malnourishment they usually had been attended to and given some dietary supplements.

He mentioned that there was loads to be achieved within the well being sector, particularly on the grassroots, including that their outreaches had proven clearly the necessity for the federal government to place numerous funds into healthcare providers, particularly within the rural areas.

A beneficiary, Hauwa Isah, thanked Sokodabo and his crew for the nice work they had been doing.

“I got here to entry eye care as a result of I can’t see far and I can’t learn, however at the moment with the care and eye glass given to me, I can see clearly, might Almighty Allah bless all of them.

“We’d like individuals like this in our society and we additionally want the federal government to assist us’’, she mentioned.

Mr Yahaya Isah, who’s equally a beneficiary of the medical outreach, mentioned he introduced his complete household to be checked as such alternatives not often occurred.

“My son used to complain of eye challenges so after I heard of the outreach I made a decision to deliver him.

“I’m grateful to them for utilizing this medium to achieve us and attain out to the poor, since many individuals can’t afford it due to the financial state of affairs,” Isah added. (NAN)

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