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Plateau Killings: Group Takes Medical Outreach To Mangu IDP Camp


Plateau Killings: Group Takes Medical Outreach To Mangu IDP Camp

Following recent killings in some areas of Plateau State, group, Holistic View Concept, a socially driven organization, has organised a medical outreach in addition to donation of food items, clothes to the IDP camp in Mangu Plateau State.

Team Lead, Nanman Philemon Kash (NPK), a practicing nurse and social development advocate while speaking with newsmen at the event which held at Pilot Primary School in Mangu, stated that the program was organised because of the increasing number of Internally Displaced Persons( IDPs) due to the incessant attacks in Mangu and some local governments in Plateau State, adding that there was need for more proactive measures to safeguard the lives of the citizens even as she appreciated government’s efforts so far.

Kash, described Holistic View Concept as a socially driven organization with the overall aim of helping individuals, families and communities to thrive physically, mentally and socio-economically.

She noted that the program tagged ” Bringing Holistic Care To Camp” which includes, Medical checks, lab investigations and treatments, paying special attention to the aged and deworming of children, with Health talk on hygiene, reproductive health/ right to the women and young girls due to their vulnerability in the society, was initiated to give back to the community and bring succour to the IDPs.

Mrs Kash appreciated God for the privilege to be alive, she also expressed her gratitude to the Mishkagham for their efforts for finding time to come and encourage them as she admonished the people to look up to God Almighty and cast their burdens onto him at times like this.
While appreciating the government for the efforts thus far, she however stated that a lot of proactive measures need to be in place to secure the lives of the citizenry and emphasized the need for social security of the people.

The administrator of the IDP Camp,Mr Mathias Sohotden in his address, on behalf of the entire IDPS appreciated the team for the health outreach and donations in this challenging time even as he prayed for God’s blessings.

The Mishkagham Mwaghavul; HRH Daa John Hirse in his message expressed his gratitude to the organizers for coming to the plight of the IDPs in different dimensions, while also appealing to the IDPs to remain calm, the leader who was represented by the Mishkagham Bungha HRH Daa Danladi Denan reassured them that all effort is being put in place to bring to an end the attacks on the peaceful people of Plateau.

Other activities at the outreach include counseling, Singing, distributions of clothing and donations of the books: Sailing Through The Storms Of Adolescence (A practical guide for teens and parents) and The Peculiar Girl both authored by Mrs Kash.

Plateau Killings: Group Takes Medical Outreach To Mangu IDP Camp

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