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Nigeria: Yuguda Decries Re-Emergence of Polio in Bauchi

| May 21, 2012 More

Governor Isa Yuguda of Bauchi State yesterday expressed sadness over report of a fresh case of polio in the state. Yuguda, who spoke at the launch of the May 2012 polio immunisation, said measures would be put in place to eraadicate the disease.

He lamented that one polio case was recently recorded after two years of sustained campaigns. “No single polio case was recorded in the past two or three years in the state due to government’s commitment and sustained campaign.

We have the required manpower, equipment and logistics to eradicate polio and we should not allow diseases which we can control to continue killing our children,” Yuguda said. (NAN)

Category: Bauchi State News

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