Niger state government partners with international NGO on free eye surgery

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Albasar International Foundation in collaboration with the Niger State Government conducted a FREE EYE SURGERY for Nigerlites battling with various eye defects. About 400 persons benefited from the eye programme at IBB Specialist Hospital, Minna from 19th to 24th of December, 2016.

According to Dr. Mustapha Jibril a representative of the state Governor, the free eye surgery was based on Government’s effort to curtail preventable blindness as well succour to the less privileged. Dr. Jibril explained that, the Governor Abubakar Sani Bello’s led administration resolved on masses-inclined initiatives, policies and interventions will not be compromised nor substituted for any reason.

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Mallam Isa Wara a beneficiary of the programme from Ingaski Local Government Area of Kebbi State disclosed that, he has been suffering eye defect for years adding that he didn’t pay a Kobo, and every process of the surgery done for him was for free. Mallam Isa prayed to Almighty Allah to protect and guide Governor Sani Bello’s adminregain his vision.

Albasar International Foundation is an eye healthcare not for profit organisation committed to the prevention of avoidable blindness amongst the less privilege. The foundation is also dedicated to providing people with vision problems an opportunity to regain their sight.

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