Wife of Cross River governor, Dr Linda Ayade joined her medical colleagues in the theatre to carry out surgical operations and even went round the wards as she communicated one on one with the patients and took some time in the consulting room attending to patients.
The First lady’s arrival precipitated a standing ovation by all the people who flooded the General Hospital premises waiting to receive treatment.
One of the patients, Yakubu Victoria who was operated of goutier said that she wanted to hug the Governor’s wife in appreciation of her benevolence, Dr Ayade shook hands with her profusely since she could not stand on her own.
Dr Ayade expressed worries over the number of children between the age 2-7 who were operated of hernias and rhetorically asked what could be the cause of the rampant hernias among the children.
Dr Ayade was taken round the various department in the hospital Dr Okolo who stressed that the hospital is stocked with state-of-the-art equipment, called on the people of Obudu to take advantage of the services rendered and the Government should put in place measures that will enhance effective utilization of the facilities in the hospital.