—BENUE: WCF, SEMA, ESLF FLAG- OFF FREE MEDICAL OUTREACH PROGRAM IN AGATU LGA
YBTC News—The Benue State Emergency Management Agency in collaboration with Eunice Spring Of Life Foundation (ESLF) and Wang Children Foundation (WCF) today 27th July, 2019 flagged- off Free Medical Outreach Program for the Internally Displaced persons in Agatu local government Area of Benue State.
Speaking during the flag-off ceremony which took place at Obagaji, the headquarters of the local government, the Executive Secretary, Benue State Emergency Management Agency, Hon. Emmanuel Shior who represented the Benue State Governor, Dr. Samuel Ortom, said that the state government was deeply touched with the health conditions of the IDPs, a development which according to him necessitated the program.
Hon. Shior assured the Internally Displaced persons that the state government would bring in more interventions in other areas in no distant time.
Earlier in their separate remarks, the project manager, Eunice Spring of Life Foundation, Mr Tine Agernor, and Dr Winifred Aver Wanger of Wang Children Foundation, said that their organizations were deeply concerned about the health conditions of the Internally Displaced persons and promised to do their best during the exercise.
The caretaker chairman Agatu local government, Hon. Suleiman Alilu earlier in his address, thanked Governor Samuel Ortom for the gesture, assuring the Governor of the support of his local government towards the success of the program in the Area.
Prominent sons and daughters of the Area graced the flag-off ceremony including the Ada of Agatu, Chief Godwin Onah who expressed happiness over the Program in his domain.