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NAF embarks on medical outreach in Kaduna

Nigerian Airforce has re-affirmed its determination towards bringing succor to communities ravaged by crises.

Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar gave the assurance at a 3-day medical outreach program and distribution of palliatives at the Internally Displaced Places camp at Zonkwa in Zangon Kataf local government area of Kaduna State.

Represented by the Chief of medical services, Air Commodore Gideon Bako, the Air Chief explained that the force would continue to do everything within its power to bring succor to communities affected by crises and provide security cover so that people can continue to pursue their legitimate aspirations.

He commiserated with the people of the area over the unfortunate incident and solicited the cooperation towards the success of the program.

Declaring the program open, Chairman of Zangon Kataf local government council, Dr Elias Manza expressed gratitude to the Nigerian Airforce for identifying with the people of the area, describing it as timely.

The chairman, who was represented by his deputy, Mr Tonak Yakubu called on the people of the area to continue to live in peace with their neighbors and ensure.

Coordinator of the IDP camp, Reverend Gambo Waziri noted that the camp was faced with some challenges, but the humanitarian intervention of the Airforce has brought succor to the refugees.

He appealed to well to do individuals to come to the aid of the refugees to give them a sense of belonging.

Medical services provided include general medical services, eye treatment, dental services, deworming of children, mosquito nets for pregnant women, blankets, bags of garri, cartons of indomie and soap, footwear among others.

A total of three thousand refugees are expected to benefit from the program.

Usman Sani

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