NO fewer than 30 persons have benefited from the free medical outreach organized by the Federal Government at the Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital out station in Ubiaja in Esan South-East Local Government Area of Edo State.

Chief Medical Director of the hospital, Prof. Sylvanus Okogbenin, who disclosed this at the closing ceremony of the Rapid Result Initiative of President Muhammadu Buhari, has explained that 30 beneficiaries underwent free surgeries for cataract. Okogbenin also said that 50 other persons received treatment for herniorrhaphies, myornectomy, prolapse and vesicovaginal fistula, also known as VVF.

He has said that the annual programme was part of government’s efforts to extend a helping hand to the less privileged and ameliorate their sufferings.

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