As part of it humanitarian effort to make sure that Edo people at home get the needed medical treatment and attention, Edo National Association Worldwide (ENAW), have provided medical treatment, drugs and proteinious items like beans to indigenes of Urhonigbe community, Orhionmwon Local Area of Edo State.
The indigenes who troop out in large number made golden use of the opportunity provided by ENAW who left no stone unturned as various medical practitioners from the visiting team made it a duty to everyone from the community who were on ground.
Speaking to newsmen at Urhonigbe health centre, venue of the medical mission, Mercy Grant said they were in Urhonigbe as part of their annual humanitarian activities which is a way of remembering those at home who may not have the means of accessing medical treatment or check up.
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According to her, “we decided to come here as part of what we do. We were here 2018 and this year 2020 we are here again to give medical advice, prescription, brushes for tooth, eye glasses and offer treatment to our people in this community. You can see, we have attended to over three hundred persons today.
“Normally, when we come for ENAW medical mission like this, we cover every village/community in Edo State, reason being that, the Association is a body that house every Edo son and daughter living in Canada and the United States of America. We put this together for the betterment of our people living home here in Edo State Nigeria and today it is the turn of Urhonigbe community which is hosted by one of our member who is the president of Urhonigbe Association of Nigeria, Mr Charles Odiase.”
Some beneficiaries who testify of the gesture from the ENAW, said they were very happy to benefit from the Association’s free medical treatment and free drugs, saying the last time they visited was what while.
“My brother, we are here because we benefited positively from the last outreach by the body and that is why we are also here today. We were very happy when we got the information that they were coming and today own is not just treatment, they are also giving us beans and other items that will be healthy for us”, they said.
Earlier, Mr Odiase said the medical mission became very necessary owning to the fact that some people living in the agrarian community are faced with challenges of all kinds.
Mr Odiase noted that Urhonigbe, being an integra part of the state will always benefit from the humanitarian gesture of the association at all time.
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