Taking pictures at accidents scenes rather than help worries NGO

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Taking pictures at accidents scenes rather than help worries NGO

By Kazeem Akande

An NGO, Health Emergency Initiative (HEI), has advised the public to have a change of attitude toward taking pictures at the scene of accidents and during other emergency period.

Its Executive Director, Mr Paschal Achunine, spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Lagos.

Achunine said that positive actions should be taken to rescue the victims of accidents and disaster instead of people taking pictures and videos to post on social media.

NAN reports that HEI is a non-profit making organisation established to assist victims of road accidents and indigent citizens by offsetting their hospital bills before the arrival of the victims families.

Achunine said, “There is an urgent need for change of attitude at the scenes of accidents and or other emergencies.”

According to him, HEI has began training Emergency/First Responders to ensure they are equipped with the right…



Source: News Agency of Nigeria