About 4,600 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) have so far benefited from medical care and surgeries at the ongoing Special Medical Outreach organized by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) in Shinkafi, Zamfara State. The outreach, which began on Friday, 3 August 2018, was scheduled to end yesterday, 7 August 2018, but has been extended by 2 days due to the influx of patients to the Marafa Umaru Primary School, Shinkafi, venue of the event. Apart from the 4,600 out-patients who have have been treated for various ailments, several medicated eyeglasses and hundreds of treated mosquito nets have also been distributed. Additionally, the NAF Medical Team has carried out a total of 103 general and eye surgeries at the Shinkafi General Hospital. The medical outreach is an initiative of the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, aimed at alleviating the plights of the victims of armed banditry in the State as well as winning the hearts and minds of members of the affected communities.