Army holds free medical outreach in 3 Enugu communities

The 82 Division of the Nigerian Army says it will be conducting a medical outreach in three Enugu communities as part of activities of the ongoing Exercise Atilogwu Udo 1.

This was contained in a statement signed by Lt. Babatunde Zubairu, on before of the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations 82 Division, Col. Aliyu Yusuf.

Yusuf said that the medical outreach exercise in the three communities was a routine activity of the Nigerian Army at enhancing Civil-Military-Cooperation with the members of the public.

“The Headquarters of 82 Division Nigerian Army will be conducting it free Medical Outreach Programme consecutively in three communities in Enugu State for members of the public and indigenes of Akam Oghe community in Ezeagu Local Government Area on Dec. 9.

“The exercise will also extend to Obimo community in Uzo Uwani Local Government Area on Dec. 11 as well as Ohum Orba community in Nsukka Local Government Area on Dec. 13 by 8 a.m. respectively.

“This free Medical outreach Exercise is part of the Civil-Military-Cooperation in line with activities for Exercise Atilogwu Udo 1 meant to offer humanitarian services to the general public and the host community.

“This is also in line with the Chief of Army Staff vision to cater for the welfare of the host community,’’ he said.

According to him, as part of the medical outreach programme, professional medical personnel will be deployed at the venue to offer free medical treatment of various ailment, free medical tests, distribution of medical aids to children and adults.

The division’s spokesman said that the activities would provide usual platform to further strengthen the long standing Civil-Military Relations between the Army and its civil populace.

“The general public is hereby encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity and avail themselves of these free medical services,’’ he added.

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