FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY BEGINS SECOND PHASE OF POLIO VACCINATION

September 14, 2021

THE MINISTER OF STATE FOR THE FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY (FCT), DOCTOR RAMATU ALIYU, HAS FLAGGED OFF THE SECOND ROUND OF POLIO VACCINATION IN THE AREA.


SHE SAID THE EXERCISE WAS PART OF THE ADMINISTRATION’S RESPONSE TO CONTAIN POLIO VIRUS IN THE NATION’S CAPITAL.


ACCORDING TO A STATEMENT RELEASED BY HER SPECIAL ADVISER ON MEDIA, AUSTINE ELEMUE, THE MINISTER PERFORMED THE EXERCISE AT THE AREA 2 PRIMARY HEALTHCARE CENTRE, GARKI, ABUJA, AND VACCINATED TWO NEWBORN BABIES AS THE CHIEF VACCINATOR.


SHE HOWEVER URGED MOTHERS TO TAKE THE VACCINATION SERIOUSLY AND ENSURE PROPER HYGIENE.