16 November 2012

Nigeria: Katsina Emir Supports Polio Eradication

Katsina Emir Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir Usman yesterday declared support for the fight against polio, saying all Nigerians must be on board to eradicate polio which is still ravaging some parts of the country. He spoke yesterday when the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Polio Eradication and Minister of State for Health, Muhammed Ali Pate, visited him in his palace as part of the last lap campaign against polio in the country.

Pate was accompanied by the Executive Director, National Primary Health Care Development, Agency, Dr Ado Mohammad, to some high risk local government areas in Kano and Katsina states ahead of the November round of the Immunisation Plus Days.

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