BY OBUTE JAMES
People from Zaria, Makarfi, Kudan, Kubau, Ikara and Soba Local Government Areas of Kaduna State are among the beneficiaries of the on-going free medical programme of Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi
Senator Hunkuyi representing Kaduna North Senatorial District in the Senate had flagged off a free medical programme on Monday November 28, 2016 that will enable over 500 people had free eye surgery at Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria.
According to an observation, patients from Zaria, Soba and Kubau Local Government Areas were the first to benefits from the programme.
Others who benefited from the free medical programme within the week are patients from Ikara, Makarfi and Kudan LGs.
Lere and Sabon Gari Local Government Areas are also expected to benefit from the programme from Monday December 5. 2016.
According to the Senior Legislative Aide to Hunkuyi, Barr Sulaiman Barau, there is still opportunity for new people who were not initially screened during the preliminary screening to be part of the programme.
He said this will enable people who were not initial aware of the programme but have the problem to be included.
Senator Hunkuyi during an interview with journalists said he did not receive a kobo from any group, government or non governmental organization.