BY OBUTE JAMES
Eight local government areas in Kaduna North Senatorial zone are to benefit from second phase of Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi free surgical operation.
The second phase of the free surgery for people in the zone commenced with the screening of the patients on Friday at Saidu Dange Hospital, Sabon Gari Local Government Areas of Kaduna State.
Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi representing Kaduna North Senatorial District had on November 28, 2016 flagged off two free surgical Programme at Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Shika, Zaria.
The local government areas under his zone include Zaria, Kudan, Makarfi, Soba, Sabon Gari, Kubau, Lere and Ikara LGs.
The first phase which commenced on Monday November 28 had about 500 beneficiaries and it is basically surgery for eye related ailments, particularly Cataract.
The second phase which commenced on December 9, 2016 will also enable about 500 patients with ailments ranging from Hernia, lipoma, hydrocele, appendicitis and fibroid had surgical operation.
Senator Hunkuyi, a representative of Kaduna North Senatorial District, is the Chairman Senate Committee on National Identity and National Population as well as Deputy Chairman Senate Committee on Federal Character and Intergovernmental Affairs.