The NYSC Headquarters Yakubu Gowon House Clinic now has an optometry section following the procurement and installation of equipment for eye care.
Equipment provided in new section include automated refractometer, lensmeter, ophthalmoscope and retinoscope among others.
During an inspection visit to the eye section today, the Director-General, Brigadier General Sulaiman Kazaure, said the equipment were procured in furtherance of Management’s commitment to the welfare of Corps members and staff.
Kazaure, who was conducted round the clinic by the Director of Human Resource Management, Mrs. Comfort Makinde, expressed satisfaction with the equipment put in place; noting that the centre can compete favourably with other standard eye centres in the country.
The Director-General used the opportunity of the visit to get his eyes checked by the Doctor in charge.
He was also at laboratory section and other units of the clinic to see the state of facilities.
The NYSC Headquarters Clinic operates during working hours and attends to corps members as well as staff and their family members.