JAP Task KDSG on Polio Eradication

JAP Task KDSG on Polio Eradication

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  THE Kaduna State Chapter of  Journalists Against Polio (JAP) has  once again   called on Kaduna State Government  to reaffirmed  Abuja Commitment on Polio eradication which  remained one of the  challenging factors  posed  serious threat as  the   state  has  been  categorized  as one    of the  most very High Risk State in poliomyelitis   diseases   in Nigeria.

The State coordinator  of the  JAP Mallam Lawal Dogara  stated this  in a press conference  in Kaduna  noting  that  the delay  in  providing political Commitment  and  lack of  financial  support Commitment   will definitely affect  the    recorded  success    towards  the  polio eradication in the  state.

According to him Kaduna State  as matter of urgency  has to sustain record been achieved in the  polio  eradication while commending the  International   Partners WHO and UNICEF for their untiring support toward the  polio eradication  in the state.

  He said the  partners has played a great role   in fighting against polio and strengthening Routine Immunization and a such Kaduna State government has to complement  the gesture by  providing  financial  support.

Mallam  Dogara also   called on the  parents and care givers to  bring out their eligible children for immunization  which will commence from 3rd September 2015   adding that   as usual the  Direct  Oral Polio Vaccine   DOPV  will start  on the   3rd  –  5th   September and House  To House  will counties  from 5th -9th  September 2015.

He  said  care givers  and Traditional  rulers has  a great role to play  in this  round  especially  in  monitoring the  Immunization plus days  and necessary logistics provides  to achieved  desire goals

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