PRESS RELEASE

As part of efforts towards delivering effective representation to the people, the Senator representing Akwa Ibom South Senatorial District in the Senate of the National Assembly, Senator Akon Eyakenyi, PhD, has embarked on free Medical Outreach to her constituents.

The Medical Outreach took place on the 17th August, 2020 to 18th August, 2020 at Poly Clinic, Hospital Road, Eket Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State for the people of Eket Federal Constituency.

On the 19th August, 2020 to 20th August, 2020, the Medical Outreach held at Primary Health Care, Ibekwe, Ikot Abasi Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State, for the people of Ikot Abasi, Mkpat Enin, Eastern Obolo Federal Constituency.

While the people of Oron Federal Constituency had their turn on the 21st August, 2020 to 22nd August, 2020 at Primary Health Centre, Operational Base, Security Village, Oron, Akwa Ibom State.

At the end of the outreach in Eket federal constituency, 1115 patients were treated for various medical diagnosis while 1032 patients were treated for various eye infections, diseases and were given free eye glasses.

In Ikot Abasi, Mkpat Enin, Eastern Obolo Federal Constituency, 1216 patients were treated for various medical diagnosis, while 1049 patients were treated for various eye infections and were given free eye glasses.

In Oron federal constituency, 2378 patients were treated for various medical diagnosis, while 1142 patients were treated for various eye infections and were given free eye glasses.

The breakdown shows that the total number of patients treated for various medical diagnosis across the three federal constituencies that makes up Akwa Ibom South Senatorial District during the Senator Akon Eyakenyi free medical outreach were 4709 patients and a total number of patients treated for various eye infections and given free eye glasses were 3223.

In summary, 7932 patients were treated during the medical outreach as shown in the breakdown.

Signed:
Francis Eyo
Special Assistant on Media to Senator Akon Eyakenyi

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