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Edo residents hail Obaseki’s free medical outreach 

By Guardian Nigeria
27 April 2022   |   2:50 am
Edo State residents that benefitted from the ongoing free medical outreach by the state government have commended Governor Godwin Obaseki for prioritising the health and welfare of the people.

[FILES] Obaseki. Photo/ facebook/godwinobasekiofficial

Edo State residents that benefitted from the ongoing free medical outreach by the state government have commended Governor Godwin Obaseki for prioritising the health and welfare of the people.

The five-day medical mission for over 4,000 residents is organised in collaboration with the Association of Nigeria Physicians in the Americas (ANPA).

According to a statement by the media aide to the governor, Crusoe Osagie, the programme includes surgical interventions and treatments for heart, kidney, eye and other ailments.

Speaking to journalists monitoring the exercise in Benin City, the beneficiaries said the governor had continued to deliver on his promises to citizens, putting the people at the forefront of every of his government’s programmes and policies.

One of the beneficiaries, Mrs. Usifo Irene, who received care at the Health Board Management on Ring Road said: “I am here to check my eye and I have been examined. They also conducted a COVID-19 test on me, which turned out negative.”

Irene applauded the state government for the access to effective and quality medical care.

Another beneficiary, Mr. Kasimi Godswork, who narrated his experience at the free medical outreach, noted: “My experience here today is wonderful and encouraging. I heard about this programme on the radio and decided to be a part of the event. I am not just overwhelmed but highly impressed.”

On his part, Mr. Tony Ogbonna, expressed gratitude to the state government and its partners, noting that his daughter that had issues with her sight benefited from the programme.

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