World health day; womenhood Foundation Diagnoses Over 100 Ex- War Veterans In Nigeria Free of Charge,among them were the ex-civil war veterans.
Ahead of tomorrow 7th, April 2017,International World Health commemoration, a Kaduna state based famous Womenhood foundation of Nigeria, has diagnosed ex- servicemen on Thursday free of charge on various ailments.
It would be recalled that the World Health Organisation(WHO) has set 7th April of each year as the day for world heath commemoration.
The excise held at the Secretariat of the ex-servicemen situated at Mando out sketch in Igabi local government Kaduna state Northern Nigeria.
Earlier in his lecture, the Director of the Foundation Nuradeen Bello said,” we come to a stage that the dignity of the ex-servicemen must be recognised, and that is why we bring these services to your door
“We will try to check your oral cavity because with age, you may be facing various diseases.”
Also in his lecture, Maharazu Abdullahi urged them to regularly check their teeth, especially to avoid hilitoses.
Speaking, the founder and Chairperson of the Foundation Haj Maryam Abubakar said,” my late biological father Garba Ila was an ex- serviceman and I feel it deem to come to your aid, through our
“You are the reason why we are here because you have sacrifice for Nigeria survival, adding and without peace we would not have been here today,there fore we are here with team of our doctors,and other health practioners to give free medical diagnoses and to donate other gift items in appreciation to their various contribution to the nation.”
” You are not supposed to be neglected considering the role you have played in keeping Nigeria one,you are our Heros,and as you are old ,we decided to come and support you and encourage you and also to give you various health advices so as to keep you strong and healthier.”
” There is urgent need for the Federal Government to come to you aid, especially by paying your pension as at when do.”
“We will partner with you, we are also ready to offer scholarship to your children so that to study at our School of Health Science free of charge,”
The Theme of this year world health day is”Campaign against Depression.”
Also in his remarks, the state chairman of the ex-servicemen Welfare Association Master Warrant Officer Yusif Usaman said,” this is the first time that an NGO come to render free health care for us, I must
confessed that this humanitarian service to us today, is the first of its kind in since the establishment of our association 2002.”
“We really appreciate and we are very grateful for this gesture.”
Some of the free services rendered to the ex- servicemen are, blood pressure, Malaria treatment and also free treated Mosquito nets was distributed to the ex-servicemen.
Most of the veterans expressed satisfaction and call on more NGOs,/CSO and wealthy individual to be assisting in the education of their children in view of the various contribution each and every one of them have done to make Nigeria great today.