No fewer than 2000 residents of Ijebu-Ode Local Government Area of Ogun State have benefitted from the free medical outreach, organised by Royal Galaxy Club of Ijebu-land, to provide health care services to the needy and widows.
The State Commissioner for Health, Dr Babatunde Ipaye, a member of the club, made this known in Ijebu-Ode, during the free medical outreach, held at the club secretariat to mark its 30th anniversary.
Ipaye, in a statement jointly signed by his Media Aides, Mrs. Busayo Malaolu and Ms. Moralayo Fadairo, reassured the people of Government’s commitment to the provision of affordable and accessible health care delivery, noting that the medical outreach was done to contribute their quota, at improving the health status of the people.
‘’This medical support to 2,000 people and 50 widows, the motherless baby homes inclusive, is the contribution of the Club to support the needy in the society and complement the effort of government in the provision of efficient health care delivery system ,’’ Ipaye explained.
The Secretary of the Club, Mr. Sikiru Anisulowo, promised that the club would not relent in its efforts at giving succour to the citizenry by ensuring sustainability of the exercise, adding that the growth of the Club in the last 30 years was worth celebrating.
A beneficiary of the programme, Alhaji Wasiu Alawusa, lauded the gesture of the club, saying that it was a good way of giving back to the society.