Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Matrix Energy Organizes Free Eye Medical Outreach for Host Communities

Matrix Energy Organizes Free Eye Medical Outreach for Host Communities 

         Paticipants at the event


Matrix Energy Organizes Free Eye Medical Outreach for Host Communities 

As part of her Social Corporate  Responsibility, Matrix Energy Group Limited has given back to its host communities by organizing a six day free eye medical outreach in collaboration with Ogiame Ikenwoli hospital.

The free eye medical outreach which kicked-off Monday January 17, 2022 will elapsed on Saturday January 22, 2022 at Ogiame Ikenwoli hospital in Ubeji, Warri targeting over 2000 persons in Ubeji, Egbokodo, Ifie, Aja-Etan and Ijala- Ikeren communities.

 Group Head, Safety & Environment of Matrix Energy Group Limited, Mr. Frederick Olomuro


 
Addressing newsmen at the opening ceremony, Group Head, Safety and Environment of Matrix Energy Group Limited, Mr. Frederick Olomuro said that, the free Medicare, which includes consultation, distribution of free glasses, free refractor tests and free drugs have been provided for by the Indigenous Oil and Gas Company and where necessary, patients with serious eye defects that requires surgery will be looked into.
 
       Glasses for patients



Mr. Olomuro, who was overwhelmed with the turn out of people at  the first day of the outreach, averred that Matrix Energy have enjoyed a friendly and peaceful relationship with its host communities hence, the company is very skeptical not to fall short in its Corporate Social Responsibilities to its host communities.
Consultant Optometric, in-charge of Eye Clinic, Ogiame Ikenwoli Hospital, Ubeji, Dr. Tosan Amorighoye attending to a patient


While appealing to people of the host communities to remain calm, Mr. Olomuro, stressed that logistics for people of the host communities to attend venue of the 6-day medical outreach and return home, has been provided by the company.  
 
Consultant Optometric, in-charge of Eye Clinic, Ogiame Ikenwoli Hospital, Ubeji, Dr. Tosan Amorighoye, appreciated  Matrix Energy Group Limited and Ogiame Ikenwoli hospital for a wonderful partnership, just as she advised residents of the host communities to take advantage of the free eye medical outreach in order to have a good eyesight which has posed to be challenging due to the continuous pollution of the environment caused by gas flaring.
 
One of the patients, Master Alex Victor


Trust Chairman of Ubeji Community, Ambassador Godwin Mone who spoke on behalf of the host communities, thanked Matrix Energy Group Limited for always supporting them stating that the free eye medical outreach is first of its kind, even as he admonished other companies in Ubeji to emulate Matrix Energy Group Limited.
 
Some beneficiaries, expressed delight for the programme and commended the management of Matrix Energy, assuring the company of sustained peaceful business environment. 
 



Beneficiaries of the free eye medical outreach expressed delight towards the outreach, saying that Matrix Energy Group Limited have given them back their sights.

One of the patients, six years old Alex Victor said “I am here because of my eyes, I cannot see the board clearly. If they can make me see the board, i will tell them thank you”.

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