As part of activities to celebrate the 2019 Army Day, the Six Division of the Nigerian Army Port Harcourt embarked on a free medical Outreach to Rumukrushi community in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area, Rivers State.
The medical outreach witness massive presence of Elders, youths and children from the community at the Rumukrushi Primary Health Care Centre which is the venue for the outreach.
The Commander Six Division Medical Services and Hospital, Lieutenant Colonel Johnson Ogah said the aim of the medical outreach is part of the six division Army cooperate social responsibility adding that Nigerian Army values the health status of its host communities.
Col. Johnson Ogah who is a consultant Anesthetist assured of quality services considering the team of medical professionals on ground at the outreach venue.
In his word Lieutenant Colonel Johnson Ogah said ‘’as part of cooperate social responsibility of six division of the Nigerian Army, we value the health status of our host communities. That’s why we decided to carry out this program because the people are so dear to us. This program is going on simultaneously in all formation of the Nigeria army across the country. It’s part of activities to mark the day.
‘’you can see the level of our preparedness and the caliber of the medical teams we have on ground? It’s to ensure that we meet the health needs of the people.
Our Correspondent reports that the outreach featured examination, dispensing of drugs and mosquito treated nets.
Hundreds of Residents from Rumukrushi who benefitted from the free medical outreach conducted by to mark the Army Day celebrations expressed gratitude for the gesture, pleaded that it will be a continuous exercise. The beneficiaries which include chiefs, youths, women and children, expressed gratitude for the gesture, pleaded that the outreach should be a continuous exercise