20 Years After Conception: Lions Clubs build eye centre in 7 months, hand over to Delta Government

20 years after the idea was mooted by the Management of Delta State Government owned Central Hospital, Warri, Lions Clubs International


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20 Years After Conception: Lions Clubs build eye centre in 7 months, hand over to Delta Government
Dr. Mordi Ononye, Lion Fortune Wagbatsoma & others, during commissioning of the project


 

20 years after the idea was mooted by the Management of Delta State Government owned Central Hospital, Warri, Lions Clubs International, District 404A1, with the support of Lions Clubs International Foundation, LCIF, has successfully built a state-of-the-art Eye Centre at Central Hospital, Warri in seven months and handed over to Delta State Government.

 

Front View of the Lions Clubs International Distrcit 404A1, Eye Centre, Central Hospital, Warri

 

 

 

Exclusive Video Clip of the Commissioning

 

 

Fresh Angle International can authoritatively report that the District Governor, Lions Clubs International, District 404A1, Lion Fortune Wagbatsoma, in an address Wednesday June 22, shortly before handing over the medical facility at Central Hospital, Warri, explained: “The centre has been rebuilt and equipped through the kind support of the Lions Club International Foundation (LCIF), Chicago.

 

“This facility is a culmination of a decade long relationship between our association and the management of the hospital. In that time, we have collaborated and sponsored uncountable free eye surgeries and supported the eye clinic, with donation of various equipment and consumables to expand their impact and service.

 

 

 

Dr. Mordi Ononye (3rd left) Lion Fortune Wagbatsoma (2nd right) Dr. Omu Patrick (right) & others

 

 

 

“The new facility sits on two floors and consists of consulting rooms, operating theatres, treatment rooms, patient and staff lounge among other spaces. It is equipped with state-of-the-art eye diagnostics, surgery and treatment machines. The project also provides for the training of the existing personnel. The end result of this gift, will be hitch free eye care for the people of Warri and its environs, within a conducive and friendly environment.

 

“Lions Club International, has recently exceeded our goal of serving 275 million vulnerable and less privileged persons annually. Our grant making arm, LCIF, has extended over US$1.1 billion in humanitarian assistance grants globally and the eye centre project is one of such projects.