The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Abbas Tajudeen has sponsored a free medical outreach to commemorate this year’s World Heart Day in Kaduna State.
The Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Speaker, Musa Abdullahi Krishi made this known in a statement on Monday.
The medical outreach was held on Friday in Zaria Federal Constituency.
The World Health Organisation has designated September 29th as World Heart Day, an annual event to raise awareness of heart-related diseases and promote healthy heart habits.
To commemorate the day, which coincided with the Speaker’s 58th birthday, Speaker Abbas sponsored a free medical outreach targeting over 1000 constituents with heart conditions across the constituency.
“The event, organised by TJ Foundation and supported by World Heart Federation Mega We Care, among others, was endorsed by leaders of Zaria and recorded a large turnout of residents.
The Emir of Zazzau, Ambassador Ahmed Nuhu Bamalli, received the medical team led by the Deputy Chief of Staff (Administration) to the Speaker, Engr. Jamil Ahmad Muhammad, in his palace.
The Emir commended Speaker Abbas for his efforts in providing medical support to his constituents at the right time.
In his speech at the event by the Jagaban Iyan Zazzau, Mallam Iliyasu Balarabe, the Speaker assured the Emir of his total commitment to enhancing health and other sectors.”