The Speaker House of Representatives, Hon. Tajudeen Abbas has sponsored a free medical outreach in Kaduna State to commemorate this year’s World Heart Day.
Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Speaker, Musa Krishi in a statement said, the outreach was held in Zaria Federal Constituency which he represents in the House on Friday.
The World Health Organisation has designated September 29th of every year as the World Heart Day, an annual event to raise awareness on heart-related diseases and promote healthy heart habits.
To commemorate the day, which coincided with the Speaker’s 58th birthday, Abbas sponsored a free medical outreach targeting over 1000 constituents with heart conditions across the constituency.
The event, which is organised by TJ Foundation and supported by World Heart Federation, Mega We Care, among others, was endorsed by leaders of Zaria and recorded a large turnout of residents.
The Emir of Zazzau, Ambassador Ahmed Nuhu Bamalli, received the medical team led by the Deputy Chief of Staff (Administration) to the Speaker, Engr. Jamil Ahmad Muhammad, in his palace.
The Emir commended Speaker Abbas for his efforts, by providing the medical support to his constituents at the right time.
The Speaker, in his speech read at the event by the Jagaban Iyan Zazzau, Mallam Iliyasu Balarabe, assured the Emir of his total commitment to enhancing the health and other sectors.