The Presidential Committee on North-East Initiative (PCNI) in collaboration with the a non-governmental organization Pro-Health International is currently providing free medical care at the General Hospital in Takum Local Government Area of Taraba State.
The Head, Humanitarian Assistance, Rehabilitation and Resettlement of the PCNI, Dr Sidi Ali Muhammad, told journalists in Takum that the exercise was a continuation of the outreach aimed at mitigating the effects of insurgency.
He said that though the state was not directly affected by the Boko Haram insurgency, PCNI realized that most of the affected persons from the hard-hit states had fled to Taraba for safety
The Program Manager for Pro-Health International, Juliet Hananiya said that about 3000 patients had been successfully attended.
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