A Non Governmental Organization, ‘Southern Kaduna Emergency Relief Initiative’ has organized a medical outreach for displaced persons, camped at Zonkwa as a result of recent attacks in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna state.
The medical outreach slated is intended to take care of common ailments so as to safeguard the health of the displaced persons during their stay at the camp.
Addressing the people, the Chief Executive Officer of the NGO, Reverend Professor Abraham Dogo said it was in the character of the organization to provide such services especially to people exposed to untold hardship.
Reverend Professor Dogo said the intervention in such situations was necessary to reduce the level of trauma the affected persons were passing through.
He urged perpetrators of the attacks that resulted to the affected persons being at the camp to repent of their unwholesome activities and seek God.
Also in her message, the Manager Salama Centre, Mrs Grace Yohanna Abbin, spoke on zero tolerance on all forms of gender based violence and child abuse especially rape.
She emphasized on the need for survivors or victims of rape and other brutal violence be quickly taken to the Centre at Sir Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa Memorial Hospital Kafanchan for medical attention.
Salama Centre Manager also advised the public against rape and other brutality against humanity, stressing the need for love and living in peace with one another at all times.
A cross section of the beneficiaries who got treated of different ailments expressed gratitude to the Organization for coming to their aid.
_The Shield_ reports that hundreds of people trooped in to benefit from the gesture.