Abepa 19th Coronation Anniversary; FMC Partners Joga-Orile For Free Eye Screening. - FIRST AWARENESS


Thursday, December 16, 2021

Abepa 19th Coronation Anniversary; FMC Partners Joga-Orile For Free Eye Screening.

Abepa of Joga-Orile,Oba Adeyemi Adekeye

By Niyi Ogungbola
In fulfillment of its Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR), the Federal Medical Centre,  Idi-Aba, Abeokuta in collaboration with Joga-Orile Community has carried out a Free Eye Screening and Operation for the people of the Community and its environs.

The Medical Outreach, held in partnership with  Tolu Odebiyi Foundation to  mark  the 19th Coronation  anniversary of the Abepa of Joga-Orile that comes up next week Thursday 21st December,2021.

According to the press statement signed by Jeremiah Okon,of the  Public Relations Department of FMC Abeokuta,the exercise, which was  coordinated by the Department of Ophthalmology in collaboration with Community Medicine and Primary care Department (CMPC) witnessed a high turnout of residents.

Speaking at the event, the Aremo of Joga land and the Chairman FMCA/Joga Community liaison Officer, Rrtd. Comptroller of Prisons Ayokanmbi Adebiyi congratulated FMCA for the success of the Program over the years and also poured encomiums on the Medical Director Prof. Adewale  Musa -Olomu for the support given to Joga-Orile and its environs.

He  prayed God to give him the grace and wisdom needed to continue  to pilot the affairs of Medical Centre.

Responding, the Coordinator for Community Health Centre (FMCA Joga-Orile)  Dr. (Mrs) M.O Osinubi, and Deputy Coordinator, Dr. Olusegun Adebisi said  the Outreach was a yearly event done as part of FMCA Corporate Social Responsibilities .

The duo  thanked the benefiting Communities for their cooperation while assuring them of the Medical Director's continued  support .

Highlights of the Outreach were Free Eye Screening, Free Eye Operation, CATARACT, PTERYGIUM, Free Eye Drop Medication and Free Eye Glasses among others.

A total of 276 residents were seen  while 20 of them were booked for Surgery on Monday, 20th  December, 2021.

The roll call of  Medical and Nursing  Personnel present at the Outreach according to the statement,were Dr (Mrs) Osinubi M O..Coordinator,
Dr Olusegun Adebisi Dep. Coordinator and
Dr Ahmed Abdullahi.Head of   CMPC. Department.

Others from Ophthalmology department according to him,were ,Dr Awodein (Consultant Ophthalmologist),
Dr Ibrahim Yusuf (Consultant Ophthalmologist) and
Five Medical Officers from Ophthalmology dept

According to Mr. Okon,Nurses from both CMPC , Ophthalmology departments and other cadres of staffs gave tremendous support to the success of the exercise.

Meanwhile, First Awareness reports that the 19th Coronation Anniversary of Abepa Joga-Orile,Oba Adeyemi Adekeye will hold next week Thursday,2021 at Joga- Orile ,Yewa North Local government area's.


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