Vanguard (Lagos)

15 December 2012

Nigeria: U.S. Based Firm to Offer Free Medicare in Uvwie, Warri

Warri — About 1000 Nigerians living in Uvwie and Warri South local government areas will benefit from a one-day free medical service sponsored by a US based medical firm, Boro Audiology Clinic.

The programme which holds today at Garden of Life Assembly along All Saints Lane, off Okere Ogborikoko road in Uvwie local government is expected to gulp N3.9 million.

Addressing newsmen in Effurun, the programme sponsor and Medical Director of Boro Audiology Clinic, Dr. John Oyiborhoro, explained that unlike in the past when only free hearing services were offered by his firm, arrangements have been put in place to give out free hearing aids and vision services like free eye vision glasses and eye examination.

The New York State license Audiologist and former University teacher, enjoined all those who are impaired in hearing and seeing, particularly those living in Warri and Effurun to take advantage of the programme.

Dr. Oyiborhoro who was 2004 - 2005 Chairman, Board of Trustees, Urhobo National Association of North America disclosed that about 350 persons have so far benefited from the programme since its commencement in 2009.

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