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Bauchi Spends N42 Million On Immunisation

| June 12, 2012 More

The Bauchi State government has spent N42 million on polio immunisation exercises in the state this year, the Executive Secretary of the state’s Primary Health Care Development Agency (PHCDA), Dr Nisser Umar has said.

In an interview with newsmen in Bauchi yesterday said, “The money was given to the local governments and we also used over N4 million at the agency for supervision and logistics.

And we also used over N10 million which was given to us by UNICEF for social mobilisation, and to carter for the distribution of vaccines from the central stores down to the wards and the teams. I have also received sufficient funds from the National Primary Health Care Development Agency through their zonal office in Bauchi,” he said.

Umar said donor agencies in the state also assisted the state government in the funding of the exercise. According to him, the conduct of the immunization exercise in the state has been successful.

“And T-SHIP also spent over N1 million to support FOMWAN in Bauchi Local Government and our agency also supported the federation with N700,000. We targeted 1.8 million children in Bauchi State and we were able to achieve over 1.9 million people,” he said.

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Category: Bauchi State News

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