Kaduna Commences Another Round Of Polio Vaccination Exercise


By: Mayen Etim

KADUNA, North-West, Nigeria – A Non-Governmental Organization, Journalists Initiatives on Immunization Against Polio, (JAP), has urged parents/caregivers to ensure they avail their children for vaccination as another round of the exercise kicks off on 2nd – 6th August, 2019.

In a statement signed by the State Coordinator of JAP, Lawal Dogara, and made available to newsmen in Kaduna on Saturday disclosed that the exercise would be conducted on the streets, house-to-house, markets, motor parks, among others.

The statement explained that all adequate arrangement had been made for the smooth conduct of the exercise by the State Government, development partners and other stakeholders.

The statement commended the World Health Organization, (WHO), for partnering with JAP with a view to educating parents on the importance of Polio vaccination with a view to eradicating Polio and other child killer diseases in Nigeria.

The statement called on the traditional rulers, community leaders and religious leaders to continue to mobilize their people on the importance of polio immunization.


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