BY JIMITOTA ONOYUME
WARRI: ABOUT 150 residents of Ode- Ugborodo in Warri South West local government area, Delta state have been treated by Chevron Nigeria limited and its Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation ,NNPC, Joint Venture partner,JV, under its Roll Back Malaria scheme flagged off recently at the Ode Ugborodo Health centre.
Treated mosquito nets, malaria drugs, were among items handed the patients freely. They were also sensitized on how to avoid malaria ailment. Some of the beneficiaries who spoke to newsmen, expressed gratitude to the oil giant for the kind gesture, adding, they also lauded a Non Governmental Organisation, Women’s Rights Advancement and Protection Alternative, RAPA for her role in the exercise
The NGO provided medical doctors, laboratory technologists and other aid workers during the exercise.
Chairman Warri South West local government area, Mr Taiye Tuoyo commended the oil giant and its JV partner for the event . Represented by the Supervisor for Health of the local government council, Emami Harriman and the Councilor of Ajudaibo ward, Hon Ernest Menewa said residents had been thoroughly sensitized on fighting malaria.