Army provides free medical services in Ebonyi as part of Operation Python Dance

Army provides free medical services in Ebonyi as part of Operation Python Dance

- As part of the ongoing Operation Python Dance campaign, the Nigerian army’s 82nd Division is providing free medical services in Abakaliki, Ebonyi state

- Patients are being given free medical diagnosis, as well as drugs, by a team of military doctors, nurses and others

- The campaign, also known as Exercise EGWU EKE II, is in its second phase

- The first phase was conducted in 2016

The Nigerian army’s 82nd Division is providing free medical services in Abakaliki local government area, Ebonyi state, as part of the ongoing Operation Python Dance campaign.

The event was made public on the Facebook page of Colonel SK Usman, the deputy director, army public relations, 82 Division.

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Legit.ng gathers that the military personnel which include doctors, nurses and other staff are diagnosing ailments and dispensing medications free of charge to patients.

The outreach is taking place at the Nwagwu Community Primary School.

See pictures from the event:

Army provides free medical services in Ebonyi as part of Operation Python Dance

Military doctors attend to a patient in a make-shift ward (Photo credit: Facebook: SK Usman)

Army provides free medical services in Ebonyi as part of Operation Python Dance

Medical personnel attend to patients, as others await their turn (Photo credit: Facebook: SK Usman)

Army provides free medical services in Ebonyi as part of Operation Python Dance

A patient waits to get examined (Photo credit: Facebook: SK Usman)

Army provides free medical services in Ebonyi as part of Operation Python Dance

Military scientists collect patient's information and samples (Photo credit: Facebook: SK Usman)

Army provides free medical services in Ebonyi as part of Operation Python Dance

Chief of Army staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai speaks at the event (Photo credit: Facebook: SK Usman)

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the Nigerian military released its contact numbers for Nigerians residing in areas where the Operation Python Dance II will take place.

The exercise started fully on September 15, in Abia, Anambra, Cross River, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo states.

The deputy director, army public relations, 82 Division, Colonel Sagir Musa, stated that the action was prompted by the military's willingness to carry members of the public along in its operations.

Watch this Legit.ng TV video asking if Operation Python Dance should be canceled:

Source: Legit.ng

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