More than 1,600 people have benefited from this year’s free medical exercise aimed at providing access and affordable healthcare at the grassroots in Edo State.
The week-long free health care exercise, which was designed to improve healthcare delivery, was organised by the late Mrs. Clara Oshiomhole Foundation in conjunction with office of the First Lady of Edo State and the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) in the state.
During the programme, which took place at Okaigben, a rural community in Ewohimi, Esan South-east local government area of Edo State, persons suffering from various ailments were treated.
Mrs. Oshiomhole died on Tuesday, December 7, 2010, at the Abuja Clinic, Maitama, after a protracted battle with breast cancer. She was 54.