By Mohammed Aminu in Sokoto
The senator representing Sokoto North Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Alhaji Aliyu Wamakko,Â TuesdayÂ commenced a medical outreach which will target at least 1,000 persons suffering from various eye ailments in the state.
In a statement signed by Wamakko’s Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Bashir Rabe Mani, in Sokoto, the senator said theÂ medical outreach which commencedÂ August 1, 2017Â will last for eight days.
The statement said the exercise would cover all the eight local government areas that make up the constituency which include: Wamakko, Gudu, Kware, Tangaza, Binji, Silame, Sokoto North and Sokoto South Local Government councils.
It said the free medical outreach would be conducted by Dr. Ubani Chinemeze and Dr. Paul Chukwudi, who are Optometrists working for Awawu Obasi Eye Foundation, a non-governmental organisation (NGO).
It further said the areas of treatment include refractive errors and infections like conjunctivitis, as well as uveitis.