The Executive Chairman of Oorelope Local Government, Hon. Akeem Raheem, has hailed the Muslim World League on the conduct of free eye screening and cataract surgery on hundreds of residents of the local government.
He described the gesture as worthwhile and commendable, stating that his administration would always be willing to collaborate with organisations and individuals to make life better for residents.
He added that as one of the pillars of the Governor Seyi Makinde administration, the local government places a high premium on all aspects of healthcare delivery and would always be willing to work with any organisation interested in the sector.
The free surgery took place at the General Hospital, Igboho for about four days.
Akeem, who stated this in a press statement made available to newsmen, maintained that over 127 residents of the local government benefited from the good gesture of the Muslim World League.
He called on other well-meaning individuals and groups to come into the local government, stating that his government would always be ready to partner with them to develop the local government.
Hon. Raheem said: “I am using the opportunity to appreciate the Muslim World League for the critical intervention it made in Oorelope Local Government in the area of free eye test and surgery.
“Through that intervention, over 127 residents of the local government were given eye care free of charge.
“On behalf of all the residents, I commend the worthwhile intervention of the Muslim World League and pray to Allah SWT to reward the body accordingly.
“I am also using the opportunity to call out to well-meaning individuals and organisations to come to Oorelope and partner with us on any area of interest. We are open to partnerships that can make life more meaningful for our people.”