Obasanjo’s foundation partners VHF

Olusegun Obasanjo Foundation is  to partner Abia State First Lady’s Vicar Hope Foundation to help  visually and hearing-impaired people in the state.

 Dr Olalekan  Makinde, who led  OOF’s team   to  Umuahia  for discussions with VHF, said  the programme  would  feature free eye screening, free ear screening, free glasses, about 500 free surgeries and electronic hearing aid for the beneficiaries.

According to him, Abia is the only state in the South -East  that will benefit from the  intervention.

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The group invited VHF  to  the First African Congress on Sickle Cell Disease organised by Dr SickleCell – Center for Sickle Cell Disease in association with OOF from October 31 to November 2 in Lagos.

Nkechi, wife of Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, represented by the Assistant Secretary,  Board of Trustees of VHF, Chika Ojiegbe, expressed the foundation’s readiness to partner with OOF.

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