Optometrists Provide Free Eye-Care to 800 Prison Inmates.
The Women Optometrists in Nigeria (WIN) has conducted a yearly round of eye care delivery services to inmates of prisons in the Federal Capital Territory Command, Abuja
During the visit to Suleja Prison, the president of the association, Dr. Adesuwa Ogli commendes the Controller of Prisons SN Nwakuche mni for his open door policy which has aided them to optimally extend their social responsibility to the inmates under his command.
Dr Ogli further advised that routine eye checks are necessary for a healthy body.
The Controller of Prisons FCT command SN Nwakuche, while thanking the team of doctors for their professionalism, encouraged other NGOs and multinationals to extend their social responsibility to the prisons.
During the visits to the prisons, the optometrists carried out checkups on over 750 male inmates of kuje prison and over 30 female inmates of Suleja prison.
They also provided eye glasses and drugs for inmates who are in need of them.
Command Public Relations Officer
For Controller of Prisons
26 March, 2018