No fewer than 150 persons have so far benefited from a free medical eye care service provided by Ugbajor Itsekiri, United States, at Agbowu Medical Centre, Warri.
The Medical Outreach was provided by Ugbajor Itsekiri, United States, in conjunction with African Cataract Vision Centre.
The Ugbajor Itsekiri, United States Team Leader, Prince Toritseju Ekwejuno, said the essence of the exercise was for all, irrespective of their ethnicity, who could not afford medical services to take care of their problems to be reached.
Prince Ekwejuno expressed optimism that at the end of the Medical Services Outreach, the expected target would be reached or even surpassed, stressing that all expenses had been funded by the Ugbajor Itsekiri, United States.
Some of the beneficiaries commended Ugbajor Itsekiri, United States for the initiative, and prayed for the sponsors.
They called on other organizations to intervene in similar health related areas that could help indigent people in the society
He said 150 persons were expected to undergo various forms of cataract extraction, stating that out of the 75 surgeries carried out 52 were for cataract extraction, while 23 were Pterygium excisions.
He added 402 persons had benefited from various forms of eye care services, including drugs, while 400 of the figure were also issued free medical corrective glasses out of the 1,000 targeted presbyopia cases.