10 July 2021 by Abdullahi Jalaluddeen
A non-governmental organization, Dr. James King Foundation, has carried out a medical outreach in the Kano Central Custodial Centre, Kurmawa, to provide medical services to inmates in custody.
Speaking During the outreach, the founder of the NGO, , Dr. James King, said the foundation has the mandate of providing succour to the less privileged through provision of medical services.
He said this was the second time the foundation was extending such gesture to a custodial facility.
Dr King Maintained that the target of the medical outreach targets between 500 and 600 inmates to be examined and treated of various conditions such as anaemia, hypertension, heart diseases, malaria and other ailments.
He noted that members of the Foundation are health professionals with the passion to render free health services to the less privileged.
While welcoming them to the facility, the Controller of Corrections, Suleiman T. Suleiman who was represented by the officer-in-charge of the centre, Muazu Tukur, appreciated the foundation for the kind gesture.
He called on other well meaning individuals in the society to Emulate the Gesture.
Aside the outreach the foundation also donated drugs and provisions to the inmates.