By Binebai Princewill 

One of the most formidable Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) with a national and international outlook in Nigeria, the John Dekawei Foundation (JDF) has on Thursday graciously cleared medical bills of patients in Lonia Clinic located at Udu Local Government Area of Delta State. 

Briefing The Liberator Newspapers Worldwide on the gesture, Chairman of the award winning Foundation, Amb. John Dekawei had noted that he got an information from a high ranking official in the hospital that some patients are having difficulties in paying their medical bills even after being treated and ought to have been discharged owing to their financial status.

He continued that, as an NGO with a principle of assisting the needy in the society, he made further inquiries regarding the financial cost and dolled out the sum of seventy thousand naira (70,000,00) via a wireless mobile transfer to the Lonia Clinic account. 

When asked on what triggered him to render such a selfless gesture, Amb. Dekawei noted that he has deep passion to assist humanity so long as he has the means to help in whatever way. 

He particularly ascribed his kind gesture as the will of God, adding that  everything in life belongs to the Lord Almighty, stressing that he will never renege in his quest to support the needy in society as long as God keeps blessing him.

It would be recalled that the patients whose bills were cleared include little Success Joseph Oghenefejiro, aged 4 from Delta State and Mrs Precious Mbam from Ebonyi State.

While little Success Joseph Oghenefejiro was admitted for a case of Diarrhoea, Mrs Precious Mbam had a severe accident that disfigured are legs. 

However, in a similar manner, the patients have lauded Amb. John Dekawei and the NGO for meeting them at the point of their needs, praying that the Lord Almighty shall continue to increase him financially and bless him in whatever he does as they all now in good condition. 

On her part, Mrs Diana Efuetanu, Manner of Lonia Clinic also appreciated Dekawei for the gesture, stressing that the world will be a better place if there are people like the young philanthropist. 

She continued that some of the patients have been grappling with financial hiccups for more than  a week with no money to clear their bills, stressing that Dekawei is truly a God sent. 

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