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Malaria Eradication: Kwara Govt Takes Advocacy Campaign To Traditional Rulers



Kwara State Commissioner for Health, Dr Raji Razaq on Tuesday kicked start the advocacy to the traditional leaders in Ilorin with a view to kicking malaria out of the state.

CityMirrorNews reports that the advocacy was part of the Programmes lined up for the campaign and distribution of Long lasting Insecticidal Net, year 2020.

The Honourable Commissioner who was represented by the Program Manager Malaria Elimination program, Alhaji Abdullahi Nageri reiterated the commitment of the Executive Governnor of Kwara State, Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq to curb Malaria in the State by reducing it to minimal level.

“All relevant funds to make the Exercise a successful one has been released and the State is set to Kick-Start the distribution of Long lasting Insecticidal Net Soon”

He urged the traditioner leaders to help sensitized the people of their Community on the Importance of the Insecticide treated Nets and the need to use the Net as directed.

He also thanked the traditional leaders for taking their time to attend to the team for the Sensitization.

The Balogun Gambari of ilorin, Alhaji Adebayo Mohammed thanked the team for the visit and promised to disseminate the Information to his people.

He thereby assured a peaceful Campaign in the Year 2020 within his territory.

The Chairman of the Advocacy, Communication and Social Mobilization Core Group Mr Femi Olatunbosun said this year Net Campaign is house-to-house Campaign and serious monitoring is needed from the traditional lerders.

In his Own response, the Magaji Are of Ilorin Alhaji Aremu Suberu appreciated the Executive Governor of Kwara State for the Net campaign exercise which is aimed at Eradicating Malaria in Kwara State at large.

Alhaji Aremu promised his unflinching support to the state government in making qualitative healthcare service delivery to the people of the state a reality.

The team also visited Balogun Ajikobi of Ilorin, Balogun Alanamu, and Balogun Fulani of Ilorin in their respective domain.

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