Humanitarian service: Again, Intellectual Foundation offsets hospital bills of patients
As parts of it's effort to continue it's yearly contribution to improve the well-being of it's immediate environment, a Non Governmental Organization ( NGO), "Intellectual Foundation" has again offsetted the hospital bill of patient at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, in Shagamu area of Ogun State.
It would be recalled that the patient, Olayinka Runsewe had accident in October 10, 2021 which caused his leg broken, was said to pay a total bill of two hundred and eighteen thousand naira ( #218,000) and one hundred and fifteen naira (#115,000).
While visiting the Olabisi Onabanja university Teaching Hospital, the management of the hospital hinted foundation about the condition of the patients and the convener, Mr Femi Saliu was able to pay Ninety eight thousand, one hundred and fifteen naira ( 98,115 ) which was the balance to offset and free Olayinka Runsewe.
Aside, Runsewe whose all balance bill was paid, the foundation also extended it's generosity to all the patients in the ward by giving them cash gifts, rice and oil.
The Foundation also visited Ave Maria Charity Home, widow and widowers where it donated food items comprises of mini bags of rice, groundout oil and cash gifts.
The Convener of Intellectual Foundation, Saliu while presenting the items explained that it has been on the project for the past five years.
He further said that Every year like this, he normally celebrate his birthday by giving gifts to the prisoners, patients in hospital, charity homes, widow and widowers.
His words: "Actually, as we all know that this is something I do yearly which started five years ago so another year again so I think it is something I need to do to help the less privileged to support those who are in hospital to pay their bills.
" It's a yearly program by intellectual foundation which we all do yearly at the begining of every year like this. It is just a privileged which we all know that in every year we go to hospital to pay the people bills. It is for those that are not able to pay their bills so we pay them so they can go their various houses.
We visited Ave Maria Charity Home which are the motherless home so we can support them with whatever we have. We visit prison so we can support those that need to pay up their bills so they can all go home so that is what we intellectual is all about".
"Aside from the cash gifts, we have shared rice bags of rice and likewise a bottle of groundnut oil to people and likewise you know cash as well to just to support the less privileged.
My advice to everyone is that I have only one thing in mind that we rise by lifting others it has been in parts of me which I learned from my parents. When you help people you are going to be lifted by God and I am not expecting anyone to reward me.
I can advise anyone, if you want to be great in life you have to support other people so by doing this you can be great without limits.