Polio Will Soon Be Eradicated- Kaduna Official



Alhaji-Ramalan-YeroBy Lawal A. Dogara, Kaduna
Executive Secretary of Kaduna State Primary Health Care Agency, Dr. Sufiyan Ma’awuya Babale has expressed confidence that the fight against Polio myelitis disease would soon come to an end in the country.
He stated this in Sabon Gari Local Government Area of Kaduna State during a one day seminar with stakeholders from Zaria, Igabi, Makarfi, Soba and Giwa Local Government Areas which are considered to be volatile for outbreak of the disease.
Dr. Sufiyan stated that the efforts put in place for parents to accept the efficacy of the Polio Vaccines have yielded positive results as more parents are cooperating in the fight towards its eradication.
Represented by Mallam Hamza Ibrahim Ikara, the executive secretary announced that only ive cases have so far been recorded in Two states of the Federation this year.
In a Paper presentation, an Islamic Scholar, Mallam Alaramma Musa Mai yan’ Makaranta stated that the Quran is not against any form of immunization to prevent sickness.

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