NNPC, Shell provide over 4,000 free eye surgeries, tests

Shell Nigeria and Exploration and Production Company of Nigeria Limited (SNEPCo) has partnered with the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) to provide free eye care services to about 4,647 residents of Lagos Island communities.

Through the Vision First Initiative, participants were offered screening, surgeries, and the provision of glasses and prescriptions in the second edition of the programme launched in 2022.

Bala Wunti, chief upstream investment officer, NNPC Upstream Investment Management Services (NUIMS) described the medical eye care as a necessity that should be accessible, affordable, and of priority.