Isheagu residents of Delta State receive free medical care courtesy Ambrose Modebe Foundation.


By Eunice Emeyazia.

Over 100 persons benefitted from the free medical tests organised by the Ambrose Modebe Foundation, in memory of the late Pa Ambrose Modebe, who died 30 years ago.

The event which held at Isheagu in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State, also featured the formal launch of the Foundation.

The Foundation provided residents of Isheagu community, free medical counselling and tests for blood pressure, blood sugar, malaria and weight, while also giving the people free treatments according to their diagnosis, from a range of drugs, including, antihypertensives, antimalarials, antibiotics, vitamins, and analgesics.

The Chairman of the foundation’s Board of Trustees, Mr. Austin Modebe said the exercise would be carried out regularly, to enhance the living standards of the people, and solicited the support of all in ensuring sustained empowerment and medical support for the needy and vulnerable persons.

The board of the Ambrose Modebe Foundation consists of the seven children of the late Pa Modebe, of Umudigbe in Umuozoma, Ogbetiti-Isheagu, who was a devout Catholic, medical staff, social Patriot, and advocate against injustice.
Dignitaries at the event commended the children of the late Pa Modebe for keeping their father’s memory alive.

The Beneficiaries expressed gratitude to the Pa Ambrose Modebe Foundation for the free medical care and for creating awareness on the silent killer ailments.
The event featured a brief exhortation, and prayer session, as well as a health talk on how to avoid diabetes, high blood pressure and other related ailments.

The late Pa Ambrose Modebe died on the 5th of April, 1992 from heart failure.
In his memory, his children established a Foundation after his name to contribute to the work of saving humanity from heart related attacks and high blood pressure, and to reach out to the less privileged, in a most significant way.

Eunice Emeyazia.