BY OBUTE JAMES
Senator Suleiman Othman Hunkuyi representing Kaduna North Senatorial District (Kaduna Zone 1) has flagged off the scheme for treatment of diabetes and hypertension in Kubau Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
Speaking at the brief ceremony to mark the flag-off of the exercise in Anchau, Kubau Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Director General of Senator Hunkuyi Constituency Office, Abubakar Umar (Yariman Bomo) said the initiative was borne out of the desire by Senator Hunkuyi to address the health challenges of people in his senatorial zone.
Umar said the exercise commenced in Sabon Gari Local Government Area of Kaduna State where several people where tested and attended to. He said the exercise also took place in Kudan LGA.
According to him, the commencement of the exercise in Anchau, Kubau LGA is to give the opportunity to the people in the area to be attended to by team of doctors drawn from Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital and other Hospitals.
He maintained that tackling of diabetes and hypertension is one of the phases of medical programme of Senator Hunkuyi which he has unfolded recently.
Team of workers from Hunkuyi office, led by Abubakar Umar, Barr. Ismaila Barau (Senior Legislative Aide) represented the senator in the brief ceremony.
Though diabetes and Hypertension has no cure, it can be managed. This and other factors informed the decision of Hunkuyi to embark on this initiative.