Governor Darius Ishaku on Wednesday flagged off the 3-day free Rescue Medical Outreach for the less privileged in the State.

His Excellency, the Deputy Governor Engr. Haruna Manu representing the Governor during the flag off.

At the event held at the State Specialist Hospital, the Governor restated the commitment of his administration toward ensuring the health and wellbeing of the people, by providing an effective healthcare service delivery across the state.

Represented by his Deputy, Engr. Haruna Manu, Ishaku called on the people to take advantage of the gesture and avail themselves at the designated centres for the exercise for their benefit.

The medical outreach which feature screening and treatment for common medical conditions prevalent in Jalingo and it environs such as Malaria, Diabetes, Hepatitis, Hypertension, HIV among others is expected to last for three days.

The medical outreach is also expected to breast and cervical cancer screening as well make referral for further management of serious cases to better medical attention.

Our correspondent reports that the event was attended by the wife of the Governor, Barr. Anna Darius Ishaku, wife of the Deputy Governor Haj. Zainab Haruna Manu and other top government functionaries.