Aisha Buhari holds free medical outreach
The wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, yesterday organised a free medical outreach for women and children in Kogi State under her pet project, “Future Assured.”
The outreach which was carried out in collaboration with wife of the state governor, Mrs. Rashidat Bello, featured screening and provision of medications, eye glasses, deworming tablets and vitamin C tablets were also administered to children.
Mrs. Buhari, represented by the wife of Nasarawa State Governor, Mrs. Mairo Al-Makura, expressed optimism that the screening will improve the health of the people of the state and serve as a reminder for regularly checkups.
The wife of Kogi State Governor urged the people of the state to take advantage of the programme which will reduce the health challenges.
The programme’s National Coordinator, Dr. Mohammad Kamal, said the target was to screen and treatment about 3000 adults and 1000 children.
Relatives of the 2002 Ikeja bomb blast victims appeal to the federal government to fulfill the promise of paying them compensation, in Lagos yesterday. It could be recalled that 14 years ago, a bomb exploded inside the Ikeja Military Cantonment, which caused panic outside the barrack and led to the death of over 1,000 Lagos residents PHOTO: NAN