Management of the Shekinah Clinic, as part of activities to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the clinic and also the 5th year of the passing away of their founder, has held a media interaction to throw light on the current state of the facility.
The Shekinah clinic management, announced that they plan to undertake series of activities including; health walk, health screening, clean-up exercise, gala matches, movie night (memorial videos of Dr David Abdulai), from September 25 until October 02, when it hopes to climax the anniversary with a durbar at the Shekinah clinic.
Shekinah Clinic is a philanthropic facility at Gurugu near Tamale, which offer free medical services for the poor and destitute. The clinic uses its own resources and support from other benevolent organizations to provides, food and shelter for the destitute in addition to the free medical services.
The facility was established in 1991 by the late Dr David Abdulai, a medical doctor now deceased.
The Chief Executive Officer of Shekinah Clinic, Mrs Mariama David Abdulai, in an address revealed that although there had been some challenges after the death of the Dr Abdullai, with the support from volunteer medical staff, the facility continues to provide free medical care, shelter and food to the poor and destitute within the Tamale metropolis.
According to her management of the facility, continually works to keep the legacy of its late Founder, Dr David Abdulai Fuseini (Dr Choggu).
“We want the public to know that what our founder left behind is working. Nothing has changed. The founder of the Clinic died five years ago and many thought that his death would be the end of the charity work at the facility. [Some] people tried severally to intimidate us, but we still hold the principles [that] our founder left us,” she emphasized.
Story by: Yakubu Alhassan