The one-week long health- intervention programme tagged Vision for All By the Year 2020,which was flagged off on Monday,December 2,2019, at his Constituency by the Member representing Gombi/Hong Federal Constituency, Hon. Yusuf Buba Yakub,will this evening wind up in a part of his Constituency.
The programme,which is a collaboration between the Office of the Member Representing Gombi/ Hong Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives and the Captain Buba Yakub Foundation is targeted at offering free medical attention and recommended glasses to over one thousand sufferers of various eye diseases,including those requiring surgical attention. The programme is being delivered by an Abuja-based technical partner,International Centre for Vision and Healthcare led by Dr Chioma Ojigwe.
Speaking during the flag-off of the exercise,Monday,sponsor of the programme and Member House of Representatives,Hon. Yakub,re-iterated his commitment to the welfare and concerns of his Constituents,who he noted,had in the last election overwhelmingly chosen him to again represent them at the Green Chambers of the National Assembly. He said: ” I am most humbled by your love and continuous support for me these past years and I promise that together we shall do better .This is just the beginning of greater days ahead and together we will make Gombi/Hong greater”.
Earlier,while welcoming the mammoth crowd that besieged the venue of the programme, Mr Semete Helma,Director -General, Yusuf Captain Buba Campaign Organisation thanked the Constituents for yet again demonstrating their belief and confidence in Rep.Buba and his vision for their Constituency. While promising to always be with the people, Helma said the Gombi/Hong Rep. was a promise- keeper who will always keep the pact he made with the people.
Others who spoke at the occasion include the APC Chairman, Hong Local Government Area,Mr Bako Walya,who described Hon. Buba as a politician with no barrier of Party,religion or tribe,who has shown that everyone matters in the scheme of things. He called on the people to support the lawmaker to do more for them and for the State.
Among those who were present were the Project Coordinator, Hon. Dauda Kushu,Executive Director, Captain Buba Yakub Foundation, Hajara Jalo and many other renowned politicians ,religious and traditional leaders,who all bared their minds on the positive impacts Hon.Buba,who is Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, is making both in the House and in his home Constituency. All beneficiaries spoken to at the programme, including young Ayuba Maiya,who was operated on,thanked Hon. Buba and his Foundation for the gift of “a better sight”. Nkem Anyata- Lafia SA,Media and Public Affairs to Hon. Buba December 6,2019

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