Easter Celebration: Ebonyi First Lady Offsets Medical Bills Of Indigents


Wife of the Ebonyi State governor, Chief Mrs Mary-Maudline Uzoamaka Nwifuru on this week, paid the medical bills of 12 indigent patients at the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital Abakaliki.

Chief Mrs Nwifuru, the founder of Better Health for Rural Women children and Internally Displaced Foundation, BERWO, paid the bills in the spirit of the Easter celebration.

The Wife of the governor said that the donation was for indigent patients who could not pay their hospital bills due to lack of funds.

“This offer was for those who were indebted to the hospitals because of their inability to pay their medical bills,’’ she said.

She visited the Antenatal, Neonatal, Paediatric Surgery, Postnatal, Children Emergency wards where she showered gift items on babies and mothers.

Meanwhile, the Chief Medical Director of Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital Abakaliki, Prof Robinson Onoh, commended the governor’s wife on her dedication to the well-being of women and children across the state, applauding her gesture of offsetting the medical bills of the indigent patients.

The state governor’s wife also visited the old people’s home in Abakaliki and doled out gift for the Easter celebration.

She was accompanied on the visit by BERWO Foundation team, wives of government functionaries, amongst others.