The Redeemed Christian Church of God, House of Jubilation; a Parish under Lagos Province 33 and of the First Born Family, held a comprehensive Free Health Check programme on Saturday 14th April. It was a free health care programme like no other, benefitting and impacting upon the residents of Itamaga, Ijede and many other communities around and beyond the environs of this Parish in Ikorodu.
Armed with the unflinching support of he Pastor in Charge of Province, Pastor Dele Jayeoba and anchored by the Assistant Pastor in Charge of Province CSR, Pastor Efe Akpomudje, the programme was started that Saturday morning with opening prayers, then the worship team led the sessions of praise and worship. In attendance were several medical and health specialists including Doctors, Pharmacists, Optometrists and Optamilogiats, Nurses etcc. They attended to over 300 people who showed up for this free health check with Dr Nnamdi Menakaya, Dr Ifeoma Menakaya, Dr Ajuzie, Ms. Omolayo Fasanya , to mention but a few. The theme of the free health check programme was taken from the scriptures in 3 John 2 where the bible says … “Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.”
Some of the highlight of the day were talks on diets and different meal regimes, exercising, good hygiene, seeking a doctor’s advice rather than self medicating, etc. Blood pressures and blood sugar were checked and in accordance with medical reports and test results from some of the patients checked, medications were given free of charge, aside referrals for further medical checks where necessary. In all every single individual, Male, female, elderly, the youth , children and teenagers who attended were all properly attended to. Souls were won and God was glorified.