Rotary Club to offer free eye surgery
The Rotary Club of Yaba, District 9110, Nigeria, has unveiled plans to carry out free medical surgery for people suffering from cataract and other eye defects within Yaba and its environs. This was disclosed by Rotn. Abosede Victoria Soyoola during her installation as the 43rd president of the club.
Mrs. Soyoola, popularly known as ‘Mama Yaba’ is a chartered accountant and former chairman, Rotary Foundation of the club. She is also a member of numerous local and international professional and charitable organisations.
Speaking during her installation, she said arrangement has been concluded with some doctors abroad to perform the eye surgery for residents within the community.
She restated her commitment to serve humanity, noting that the main focus of the club this year will be to bring succour to several physically and economically challenged persons within Yaba community.
“In the coming months, we will also be distributing books and first aid boxes with drugs to schools and mosquito nets to pregnant women and Primary Healthcare Centres (PHC). We will also embark on tree planting across the community,” she said.
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