Navy extends monthly free medical service to rural communities in Bayelsa

THE Nigerian Navy has extended its monthly medical outreach to rural coastal communities in Bayelsa State.

The medical team at the Central Naval Command (CNC) which comprises doctors, pharmacists, ophthalmologists and other professionals offered a free service at Ogobiri community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state.

Speaking at the event, the Flag Officer Commanding CNC, Rear Admiral Mohammed Garba, explained that the free medical mission was a monthly routine aimed at reaching out to rural communities that lacked access to health services in the state.

“We are here this morning to continue our programme as part of our social responsibility as an organ of the armed forces.

“The Navy remains committed to building a cordial relationship with host communities.

“We are here to provide free medical and humanitarian services to the people of this community as one of our hosts,’’ Garba said.

The flag officer urged the people to support the Navy in its efforts to stamp out oil theft and prevent sabotage of oil installations within the communities.

The Chairman of the Community Development Committee of Ogobiri, Mr Bomadi Amgbare, commended the CNC for the free medical services. Nigerian Navy has extended its monthly medical outreach to rural coastal communities in Bayelsa State.

The medical team at the Central Naval Command (CNC) which comprises doctors, pharmacists, ophthalmologists and other professionals, offered a free service at Ogobiri community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state.

Speaking at the event, the Flag Officer Commanding CNC, Rear Admiral Mohammed Garba, explained that the free medical mission was a monthly routine aimed at reaching out to rural communities that lacked access to health services in the state.

“We are here this morning to continue our programme as part of our social responsibility as an organ of the armed forces.

“The Navy remains committed to building a cordial relationship with host communities.

“We are here to provide free medical and humanitarian services to the people of this community as one of our hosts,’’ Garba said.

The flag officer urged the people to support the Navy in its efforts to stamp out oil theft and prevent sabotage of oil installations within the communities.

The Chairman of the Community Development Committee of Ogobiri, Mr Bomadi Amgbare, commended the CNC for the free medical services.

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