Medical Campaign for combating blindness and its causes in the city floated in Nigeria by Saudi Arabia has reached Lafia, Nasarawa State capital.
Report reaching us indicated that hundreds of patients who have interest in taking advantage of the campaign have been trooping to Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital, venue of the programme for diagnosing and treatment.
The team of King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center on volunteer campaign, working in collaboration with Al-Basar International Foundation, started the free medical service in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital a couple of weeks ago.
The medical team render services to people that have sight weaknesses/disorders and those who suffer from ailments of blindness.
The Saudi Arabian Ambassador to Nigeria, Adnan bn Mahmoud Bostaji told news men that King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center is carrying out the campaign in a number of states in Nigeria, adding that the Center’s method is to send volunteer specialist doctors to a number of countries in the world in order to render its medical services to those in need and in various fields.
“This is arising from the leading role of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in humanitarian works.”