The Sultan Hospital, Makarfi road, Kaduna has declared a week of free surgeries beginning August 20, to celebrate the safe return of President Buhari from medical vacation in London.
According to information signed on behalf of the management of the hospital by one dr. Tasi’u Ibrahim, the surgeries will include herniorrhaphy and herniotomy for adults and children respectively, as well as hydrocoelectomy, lipoma excision, breast lump excision and ganglion excision.
In a message on his Facebook handle, Dr. Ibrahim wrote: “As a way of expressing our gratitude to Almighty Allah, for returning safely, our President, Muhammadu Buhari(GCFR), to continue the stewardship of our dear country Nigeria; we at Sultan Hospital hereby declare a week of free surgeries for indigent Nigerians.
“We pray to Almighty Allah to grant Mr President more strength and wisdom to steer the affairs of this Nation. All concerned patients are welcomed,” the message concluded.
President Buhari had been away for 104 days after he left Nigeria for the UK on May 7 to continue with his medical treatment and recuperation.
His return on Saturday has sparked widespread national jubilations which continued through Sunday services across churches and has now extended to the health sector.