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July 31, 2017

3,000 get free medicare in Ika

3,000 get free medicare in Ika

By Progress Okpalaebulue

No fewer than 3,000 indigenes of Ika nation, Delta State, have benefited from a free medical programme organised by the Isioma Okobah Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, NGO.

The free rural health care programme, which took place at Igbodo, Ika North-East council  of Delta State, drew participants from various communities including Ekwuoma, Umunede, Owa Alero, Emuhu, Abavo and Alisimie among others.

A team of medical personnel led by the resident doctor at the Stephen Okoh Community Health Centre built by the foundation, Dr. Ejindu Chukwuma, pharmacists and other health care givers attended to the large turnout of people for the programme.

Addressing the participants, Founder of the Foundation, Dr. Isioma Okobah, represented by Mr. Ujedibie Onyeka, said the mid-year health outreach was specially packaged to commemorate the second year anniversary of the Okowa administration, adding that the Foundation will not relent in contributing to the realisation of effective, quality and affordable healthcare programme.