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2023: APC National Women Leader, Storms Borno With Free Medical Care For Women, Children

 •••Bags Borno Ambassador of Peace Award

       •Dr. Betta Edu

The Daily Crucible | Friday, September 10, 2022

National Women Leader of the all Progressive Congress APC, Dr Betta Edu and her medical team have stormed Borno State and provided free medical care to indigent and vulnerable women.  

In a statement by Seun Osamaye; the Special Adviser on political matters to the National Women Leader, Dr Edu reiterated that the Borno Free Medical Outreach which took place in Konduga Local Government of the State earlier on Saturday was an unprecedented intervention and a way to further explore more innovative strategies to massively mobilize women and give them adequate care for their health, wellbeing and their children across the country.


 In her words, "this Free Medical Outreach in Borno is a continuation of activities that started in Zamfara state and is fast spreading like wild fire across the country. Over 10,000 Women trooped out for medical care while drugs and other interventions were given for ailments such as malaria, dysentery,  hypertension, diabetes, general body aches  and pedearatics cases. The events which had over 50 medical staffs includes Consultants  Doctors, Nurses, Pharmacists and registration officers. 

"The free medical outreach is an  impactful intervention that takes care of the immediate needs of these indigent and vulnerable women."

Dr Edu noted that her love for humanity is a driving force that motivates her to reach every one including the downtrodden, give them medical care and that she is confident that with what she has seen in Borno, the Nigerian Women and Borno State will deliver  massively for APC and Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as President come 2023. 

She stated that the outreach was done in honour of their son, the  APC Vice Presidential Candidate, his Excellency, Senator Kashim Shettima in celebration of his birthday. 

In Her Opening remarks, Borno State First Lady, Dr Mrs Falmata Banbagana Zulum ably represented by hon. Hajia Zuwaira Gambo (Commissioner for women affairs), appreciated the APC National Women Leader, Dr Betta Edu  for her unprecedented efforts to touch lives throughout Nigeria.

"Words  have spread out about your  humanitarian gestures and we are happy Borno is benefitting today. Our Women are happy for these free medical care given to them. Borno is APC and APC is Borno, your coming has further confirmed the return of peace and security to Borno and the return of normal  lives to some hitherto Local Government that was seized by bandits. 

"Today, she witnessed on first hands basis, the transformational efforts of the Governor to ensure all lives are secured in Borno. From now on, Dr Betta has become our Ambassador of Peace in Borno. She has acted like a daughter of the soil and with these, everyone will know Borno is safe and sound. Konduga LG Chairman, Hon Abba Saje also welcomed the APC Women Leader and her team as he emphasized that Borno is completely for APC," she said.  

Other Speakers at the event were the  DG, Women Development Center Hon  Villita Asabe, former  Borno State Commissioner for health, Hon Juliana Bitrus also reiterated the appreciation of the Borno women for the intervention.   

On the entourage of the APC National Women Leader apart from the Medical team are Former North central Zonal women Leader, Hon Hassana ABDULLAHI, Federal Character Commissioner Hon Ginika Toor,  National President, Progressive Young Women Forum, Seun Bosede Osamaye, Hon Delu James, Dr Precious Ogboru, Dr Nurat Yussuff, Mr Smart Agbor .

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