Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole Provides Free Medical Care For Mental Disorder Plagues Family Of Five…..
Minister of health Prof. Isaac Adewole, has reportedly intervened in the case of a family of five who have been seen roaming the streets unkempt with possible mental disorder in Ogoja Area of Cross Rivel State.
It was gathered that the attention of the honourable Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewale was drawn to the ugly situation being circulated on all social media platforms initiated by a Corps member serving in Ogoja local government, Progress Oberiko communicated with the medical director of the Federal Neuro – Psychiatric hospital situated in Calabar, the capital of Cross River state where the family is currently receiving medical treatment at the expense of the ministry who has taken total responsibility to shoulder all the expenses incurred.
The plight of the family first came to public attention when the man, known as Ben Ogar, his wife and three children were seen looking roaming the streets of his village in Bekwarra Local Government Area of the state.
Reports said Mr Ogah, has been battling a mental disorder known as schizophrenia.
It was also discovered that their three other children (Joy, Joshua and Ebenezer) have been in the care of relatives as the health minister receives daily report from the hospital on the well being of the family.