Kubwa chapter of NBM renovates security outpost, conducts free medical outreach in Abuja.
In its bid to reducing the risk of hypertension, high blood pressure and sugar level amongst Abuja residents, the Kubwa Chapter of the NBM of Africa, has conducted a free medical outreach for residents in Ushafa-Bwari, Abuja
The Kubwa NBM which carried out the humanitarian gesture on September 16, 2023 also on the same day renovated a Vigilante Group of Nigeria’s (VGN) outpost in order to boost security in the area.
According to the Pan-African Organization, the humanitarian activities is part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for the host community, as no fewer than 70 residents benefited from the free medical exercise.
The beneficiaries who were tested for blood sugar levels, blood pressure and admonished on how to reduce the risk of the illnesses were given free drugs, treatment and recommendations
In his address, the Zonal President of NBM Kubwa Chapter, represented by the Coordinator in Ushafa, Mr. Ekwo Joseph, disclosed that there are different programmes lined up for the people by NBM of Africa that is expected to improve their living conditions in the community.
Among the programs outlined to be carried out between September and December, according to Mr. Joseph, includes the distribution of palliative to 100 persons to help cushion the effect of the hardship caused by the fuel subsidy removal.
Payment of malaria treatment for 50 children between the ages of 5-12, and community sanitation amongst others.
He explained that NBM is a voluntary and Pan-African Organization that seeks to improve the lives in its host communities and by extension humanity at large.
Joseph added that the Organization is a staunch believer of the potentials that abound in the African, as the NBM is at the forefront of this awareness campaign.
He, however, thanked the District Head of Ushafa (Hakimi Ushafa) Mr. Mohammed Baba, for the warm reception accorded them, just as Mr. Joseph promised to always consult the district head the need arises.
Responding, the district Head, Mr. Mohammed Baba, who and his council members were part of the beneficiaries of the NBM humanitarian activities in the area thanked the Pan-African group for the gestures.
While encouraging the NBM not to relent in its humanitarian gestures but to do more for the people, Mr. Baba said that “if we have more bodies like NBM, the hunger in the land plus many sufferings will be greatly reduced”.
He assured the group that his door is always open to them whenever they need his help.
The gestures was also taken to the Primary Health centre where more people were benefited, and a donation for the renovation for the VGN post in Ushafa.