Friday, 27 May 2016

Nigerian Navy takes free medicare to Cross River


The Eastern Naval Command on Monday  took free medical services to the people of Ugep in Yakurr local government area of Cross River State as part of activities lined up to mark the Nigerian Navy’s 60th anniversary.

Some of the services offered include blood pressure test, diabetes screening, malaria treatment, deworming, health talk, eye screening as well as drug administration.In his opening remark at the event, the flag officer commanding (FOC), Eastern Naval Command, Rear Admiral James Oluwole, said the event was aimed at boosting the Nigerian navy’s relationship with the civil populace.

He noted that the navy’s cordial relationship with the people of Ugep had come a long way, hence necessitating its choice for the 2016 medical rhapsody. 

Represented by the command’s administrative officer, Commodore Tanko Pani Oluwole said, “We have brought out all the necessary equipment to carryout cataract surgery during this exercise and the exercise is open to as many persons as possible, with cataract problem and other.