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Polio: Kano says no reported case in over 5 years

Kano state has received over three million doses of the Polio vaccine from the  Primary Healthcare Development Agency

Kano state government says there has been no reported case of polio in the state in the last 64 months.

The Kano state commissioner for health Dr Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa stated this during a media briefing on the preparation for the forthcoming monthly polio immunization exercise in Kano

He said the  state had recorded tremendous success in the fight against Polio in all the forty-four local government areas of the state.

The commissioner described polio as a highly infectious disease that causes paralysis within hours,hence all possible measures were implored in ensuring total eradication of the disease.

He explained that the ministry has trained 30,000 personnel for the conduct of the exercise which targets over three million children of 0-59 months

Tsanyawa reiterated  the state government’s commitment to providing quality and affordable health care services

Abdullahi Jalaluddin

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