From Olanrewaju Lawal,Birnin Kebbi
The Kalgo Local Government Area of Kebbi state in collaboration with the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), have treated over 300 women, children and men, who came from various villages in the area for different ailments.
Saturday Sun recalled that, the NYSC Medical outreach to the rural communities, kicked off across the country with the medical Corps members treating rural dwellers who could not afford hospital bills free of charge.
In his remark, the District Head of Digi,Alhaji Atiku Muhammed Didi, who spoke on behalf of other District’s Heads in Kalgo LGA, expressed their appreciation to the NYSC and Kalgo local government for the arrangement of free medical outreach to their people.
He noted that, the establishment of the NYSC by General Yakub Gowon in 1973 to foster unity of Nigeria was not a mistake as demonstrated by the Corps members who were from different states and discharging humanitarian services to the people in Kebbi state.
“We call of government to ensure that this programme is sustained, because it useful. It not only bringing unity in the country, it is bringing understanding among people from different tribes, ethnicity. So, NYSC is very important. We have seen example here today. You have seen NYSC medical doctors serving our own people here genuinely.