By Festus Ahon
UGHELLI â€” THE Nigerian chapter of the Neo- Black Movement of Africa, Saturday, organised free medical treatment for over 200 persons in Kwale, Ndokwa West local government area of Delta State.
While some of the beneficiaries were treated for malaria, some had their blood sugar level and blood pressure checked and some others were administered with de-worming drugs.
Fielding questions from newsmen at the Utagba-Ogbe Health Centre where a large number of persons were treated, the National President of the group, Mr. Iriogbe Isimeme, said the gesture was aimed at serving the society in line with the ideas of the Neo-Black Movement of Africa.
According to Isimeme, the group is committed to the well being of the people.Â He reiterated that the programme was put together by the national arm of the group to assist the people in the area with their health needs.
He added that the group was committed to the liberation of the black race from mental and physical torture.
He disclosed that they were earlier in the day at the palace of the traditional, HRH Isaac Obi, the Oduosa of Utagbe-Ogbe and homes of some of the prominent chiefs of the community to also administer treatment to them, their children and wards.
The National Public Relations Officer, PRO of the group, Mr. Odinde Henry Onome, the Kwale zonal President, Mr. Tony Ndenemu and one of the leaders of the group in the area, Mr. Kaine Enedudia said the programme was also to complement the Delta State Government free healthcare programme.
They said the group was made up of people of like minds to address some societal ills, adding that the group was not a secret cult society but an organization that believes in social justice and equality for all.