By: Eldred Wlemongar Thomas/GNN Staff Reporter
It was a moment of excitement for citizens and health practitioners when drugs valued more than eight hundred United States dollars were donated to three Clinics in Seuhn Mecca Bomi County by Representative Haja Siryon.
According toMassa Alpha, the clinics have been faced with serious challenge because they are all overwhelmed with patients on a daily basis due to the lack of drugs for the last three months.
She said the donation comes after numerous appeals from health practitioners and citizens in area.
Madam Alpha named the clinics that benefited from the drugs donation as Upper Suehn Mecca clinic, Mulbah town clinic and Suehn Clinic all in district three, Bomi county.
She thanked the lawmaker for the good will, while lamenting the lack of drugs had pose threats to the lives of citizens especially during illness.
“The donation is timely giving the responsibility of this clinic, because it caters to referral cases from surrounding areas, Madam Alpha noted”.
She pointed out that was only by the mercy of God that the clinics operated for the period of three months without drugs.
Speaking on the donation, Representative Haja Siryon said the move was a response to help address the urgent health needs of citizens.
Representative Siryon said she has been troubled over the time upon receiving news of the lack of drugs at those clinics.
The Bomi lawmaker said she regrets the situation on faced by the citizens over the time, attributing it to delay in the passage of the 2016/2017 national budget.
Representative Siryon also assured the citizen of her continuous support until the passage of the budget.
The Bomi district # 3 Representatives at the same time awarded scholarship to students from the Suehn Mecca Public School.
She challenged the parents especially students to take advantage of the offer to acquire education and become productive citizens.
Representative Siryon said her decision to award the scholarship is based on the fact that a decline has been report in attendance because parents are faced with extreme financial difficulties.
She however pledged to support educational activities in the district and Bomi County whenever the need arises.