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Makinde Flags-off Free Medical Mission Monday

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Governor Seyi Makinde will on Monday kick off free medical mission in Oyo North Senatorial District.

The medical mission will include free surgical operations and other medical examinations.

The Commissioner for Health, Bashir Bello who revealed this added that the free health mission was introduced by the present administration with the aim to improve the quality of healthcare among the residents of Oyo State.

“The free medical mission was introduced with the aim of improving the quality of healthcare services among the people and reducing medical quackery practices” he noted.

Bello,a medical doctor also added that the mission will kick off at L.A Primary school, Agede, Kisi, in Irepo Local Government Area and will entail free medical activities such as checking of blood pressure, HIV test with free drugs, checking of Hermia, Lipoma, Sebaceous cyst and breast lumps.

He said the occasion will be used to enlighten the people on food hygiene, waste management and good sanitation.

Local Government Areas that will benefit from the first phase of the free medical mission include Irepo, Olorunsogo, Orelope, Saki West, Saki East, Atisbo and Iwajowa.

Others are Kajola, Itesiwaju, Iseyin, Ogbomoso North, Ogbomoso South and Oriire.