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Senator Nelson Efiong Sponsors Free medical Services For Bakassi Returnees

Image may contain: 1 person, close-upSenator Nelson Efiong Sponsors Free medical Services For Bakassi Returnees
The Senator representing Akwa Ibom South Senatorial District, Nelson Efiong will on Tuesday organise a free medical services/provision of drugs and preventive measures against Cholera, Diarrhea, dysentry to Bakassi returnees living in the coastal communities of Akwa Ibom South Senatorial District.

According to the released from the Distinguished Senator’s office, the free medical services which will be flag off on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at Oron Local government Primary Health Centre will also hold in seven local government areas of the senatorial district.

He listed the beneficial local government areas to include Ibeno, Eastern Obolo, Oron, Udung Uko, Mbo, Okobo and Urue Offong/Oruko being the areas mostly housed by the Bakassi returnees.

The release quoted Senator Efiong, a member of ECOWAS parliament as saying that the motive for sponsoring the free medical services is burnt out of his desire to alleviate the suffering of the Bakassi returnees and by extension the constituents of the district.

The programme which will flag off in Oron local government on 23rd January, 2018, will on that same day move to Udung Uko Local government for the same exercise. On Wednesday, January 24th the free medical services will be held at Ibeno and Eastern Obolo for the returnees living in the areas, while it will climax at Okobo and Urue Offong/Oruko on Thursday, 25th January, 2018.

Right from his swearing into office in 2015, Distinguished Senator Nelson Effiong has worked and presented motions, bills aimed at alleviating the suffering of the people of Eket Senatorial District.

He was instrumental to the motion that mandated the Chief of Naval Staff to deployed Navy men to secure the coastal boarders of Mbo/Calabar and Cameroon ways to forestall the activities of sea pirates, under his representation, the bill for the establishment of Federal University of Maritimes studies has been passed into law, after 40 years of existence of the premier maritime institution in Oron, while the bill on social welfare, being one of the bills he sponsored in the National Assembly is currently in a committee stage, having scaled through the second reading.

Senator Efiong is being accessed as the most active senator from Akwa Ibom State in the present National Assembly judging from the number of bills and motions he has sponsored.

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