400,000 children immunised in Kumbotso LG against polio


nigeria-polio-vaccination-360x256Kumbotso Local Government Council in Kano State says that no fewer than 400,000 children in the area have been immunised against polio and other child killer diseases. Alhaji Jazuli DawakinTofa, the Interim Management Officer of the council, said this in Kumbotso on Monday at the review meeting of the exercise. He said that the children were immunised during the November round of the exercise which began on Nov.16. DawakinTofa said that the council was determined to eradicate polio in the area and pledged his administration’s support for the success of the exercise. The area’s District Head, Alhaji Ahmed Ado-Bayero, directed all traditional rulers in the area to assist the health personnel in efforts to ensure that there was no resistance to the vaccination exercise. Malam Adamu Bala, the Medical Officer of the council, commended the efforts of the council and the traditional rulers to ensure the success of the exercise.

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Naija247news.com reports that Kumbotso Local Government Area recorded some fresh cases of wild polio virus after the October round of immunisation, which necessitated a mop-up early this month.

Babatunde Akinsola
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Babatunde Akinsola is aNaija247news' Southwest editor. He's based in Lagos and writes on the Yoruba Nation political issues, news and investigative reports

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