The people of Ahoada East local government area of Rivers State have commended NNPC/SPDC/TotalEnergies/NAOC joint venture for carrying out free eye check up and treatment in the area, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility.
The Company commenced its “Vision First Initiative”, a community-focused eye care programme, in Edeoha, Ahoada on Thursday.
Chairman of Ahoada East Council of Traditional Rulers, King Felix Otuwarikpo, commended Shell for coming to their aid to address what he described as one of the critical challenges of Ukpata kingdom.
“Today is a happy day for my people and it would not have been possible without the active collaboration of SPDC, who have come to our aid to address one of the critical challenges of the Upata Kingdom,” he said.
On his part, SPDC’s Community Health Manager, Dr Akin Fajola, said, “Vision First is part of SPDC’s successful medical outreach, Health-in-Motion, which takes free medical services to communities across the Niger Delta.”