The wife of the president through her ‘future assured-program’ chose this gesture to commiserate the 10th year anniversary of the Sultan ‘ His Eminence ‘ in callaboration with MMAWT legacy initiative and the state ministries for health , women affairs and local government.
Speaking at the event , Mrs Buhari said that the gesture was also part of her unwavering commitment to the health of Nigerian women, children and other vulnerable groups.
On arrival , the delegation and host went to the sultan’s palace on a courtesy call to his Eminence Muhammad Sa’ad 111 and congratulatory letter presented .
The wife of the president who was represented by the wife of the Speaker Dame Gimbiya Dogara promised to continue such gestures and callaborations nationwide as a way of re-awakening community development by volunteering and bridge building .
The first phase was at a primary school in Kware L.G.A where children were dewormed and giving free Vitamin A .
The flag off of the Medical outreach was held in Dange-Shuni local Government where free screenings , mosquito nets , tests , medications and awareness on the essence of good hygiene and sanitation was given and created .
The target was for 3, 000 persons .
Dr. Kakale Balarabe , commissioner for health high lighted the efforts of the government through his ministry on the swift measures in place to curtail the malaria outbreak in Sokoto and successful implementation of other action aid for numerous diseases across the state .
Diabetics had a clinic alongside the malaria desks, blood pressure , sickle cell and cancer in tow .
The Future assured medical team led by the personal physician to the First Lady , Dr Kamal and 20 health workers worked alongside over 40 Sokoto state health workers in the screening exercise which lasted a whole day .
Dr. Hajo Sani , Dame Paulen Tallen , Mrs Umana Umana , H.E Mairo Almakura ( wife of the Nassarawa state governor ) Haj. Maryam Salihu Ibrahim , some wives of National Assembly members amongst others were in attendance .
The Founder of MMAWT legacy initiative and wife of the Sokoto State governor in her remarks called on indigenes and residents of Sokoto state environs to take sanitation seriously and outlined relevant issues confronting all .
She thanked the Wife of the President for her consistent and admirable support in caring for humanity and impacting on lives through Numerous ways.
The day long program was rounded off by a Private lunch hosted by the wife of Her Eminence , the wife of the Sultan of Sokoto at the palace for the Team.