No fewer than 7,000 people are expected to benefit from the five days medical outreach organised by the member representing Sabon Gari federal constituency of Kaduna State, Hon Muhammad Garba Datti Babawo for the treatment of various ailments for people in Sabon Gari constituency and beyond.
The medical outreach is in collaboration with a non-governmental organisation, ‘Doctors On The Move’ and National Eye Centre Kaduna.
Speaking during the launching of the free medical outreach in Asibitin Kantoma GRA Zaria, the principal consultant overseeing the medical outreach programme, Dr Haruna Kigo explained that during the next five days of the programme his team is going to render free OPD drugs, general/gynae operations, cataract operations, ultrasound scans, laboratory tests and free reading glasses to as much as over 7,000 people.
He urged the patients and their relatives to strictly observe the Covid-19 protocol as they come for medical attention.
He also thanked the facilitator of the programme, Hon Muhammadu Datti Babawo for making the free medical programme a reality.
, and urged other lawmakers in the country to emulate this noble gesture, especially now that doctors are on strike.
In his speech, Hon Datti Babawo, said this is the 5th edition of the free medical outreach and over 40,000 have benefited from the programme since its inception.