Hundreds of indigent patients in southern senatorial zone of Adamawa State will again benefit from another medical outreach provided by Reverend Binos Dauda Yaroe, the senator representing Adamawa south senatorial zone.
The latest three-day medical outreach taking place at the Guyuk cottage hospital has witnessed massive turn out of people as hundreds of residents trooped out to benefit from the exercise early in the morning.
Speaking on the rationale behind the gesture, the senator disclosed that he places high premium on the health needs of the people hence organizing the outreach which is the third of its kind since he assumed office.
He said the people voted for him to provide dividend of democracy pointing out that the medical outreach would impact on the most vulnerable in the society adding that medical personnel in the team came from Abuja, Benue and Plateau states.
While reiterating his commitment towards reaching out to more people in the nine local government areas in the zone, the senator appreciated the gesture of Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, Chairman of the local government, Kwande Nuguraiya as well as the state Ministry of Health for providing the enabling environment for the exercise.
Leader of the Medical Team, Doctor Dah, said the senator began the outreach in Demsa and then Numan to provide health at no cost and appreciated the local governments as well as traditional council for the warm reception accorded them.
He stressed the importance of health and said all services and medication to be rendered have been paid by the senator and told them not to give out money for any treatment during the period.
He said those who would undergo surgery would have their relatives donate blood while areas to be covered include dental and eye among others and expressed the hope that more people would be attended to.
An epidemiologist from the state Ministry of Health in a remark announced that testing for Corona Virus would be available and noted that preventive protocol would be observed during the three day free health outreach.
Deacon Ephraimu Donkol, who represented the chairman of Guyuk local government described the event as excellent dividend of democracy pointing out that health is wealth.
He commended the effort of the senator and called on the people to take advantage of the exercise.
Representative of Kwande Nuguraiya, Mr. Domiti expressed delight over the commencement of the free medical outreach in Guyuk and urged people of the area to take advantage of the exercise.
He urged them to be patient as more people would be attended to and tasked them to adhere to prescription by the medical personnel.
The paramount ruler of Guyuk, Kwande Nuguraiya, Dishon Dansanda commended Senator Binos for the medical outreach.
He said the senator is giving the people adequate representation at the Senate pointing out that the bill for the establishment of school of mining in Guyuk, which has passed second reading at the floor of the Senate will give the people a sense of belonging.