July 17 (THEWILL) – The Cross River State Government has offered free medical services to victims of the Nko/Onyadama communal crisis.
This is to help reduce the plight of the population and prevent possible epidemics.
The chief executive of the Cross River State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr Janet Ekpenyong, led the government team into the warring communities.
The Chief Executive of the Cross River State Emergency Agency, Mr Princewill Ayim, and the Permanent Secretary of the Cross River State Ministry of Health, Dr Iwara Iwara, were also among the participants. ‘crew.
Speaking during a courtesy visit to the Obol Lupon of Ugep, Ekpenyong commended the role and timely disposition of the traditional leader, which helped ease tensions in the affected communities.
She said the team must spring into action to help alleviate the suffering of the people, in addition to offering prompt medical assistance, especially to children, women and pregnant women in the two communities.
She also called on the Federal Government and other partners to urgently support Governor Ben Ayade’s gesture.
On his part, Iwara urged people to live together in peace in order to enjoy the many health facilities and other benefits provided by the state government.
He said more support would be made available to them as the state government was concerned about their welfare.
Iwara added that records of the damage caused by the crisis would be assessed and an official report would be drawn up so that the government knew where to provide support.