Mobil producing Nigeria, the ExxonMobil subsidiary operators of the NNPC/MPC Joint Venture, has organized a three- day medical campaign for the people of the Onne Town area of Rivers state.
According to a company source, the programme is aimed at sensitising the people on health and treatments of diseases, even as the company also donated hospital equipment worth N5.8 million to the General Hospital, Eleme, to provide medical assistance for people of the area.
The campaign was held between November 13, 2013 and November 15, 2013 at the State Primary School Ground, Onne and it featured some minor surgeries, clinical consultation and de- worming of children.
Speaking at the occasion, the General Manager, Public and Government Affairs Mobil Producing Nigeria, Mr. Paul Arinze told the people of the area that, the equipment are to be used in key sections of the Hospital like the Delivery Ward, Emergency ward surgical ward and Outpatient department, adding that it has a total component of one thousand four hundred units.
Arinze, who was represented by Mr. Adeyemi Fakayejo, reiterated his company’s, commitment to the provision of opportunities for the weak and less privileged by through various community development which are used to support the government in its quest to provide basic social amenities for the people.
“Over the last five years we have executed various infrastructures and empowerment programs for Onne community, about 85 women were trained in agro-allied skills recently and in October we handed over a school block worth over N10.5m to the management of the Nigeria Navy Primary School, Onne.”