By Yunusa Abdullahi
Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla made the appeal during the official flag-off ceremony of October Round State wide Immunization Campaign organised by Saving One Million Lives Programme for result of state Ministry of Health in collaboration with the state Primary Health care Development Agency and Partners held at PHCC Best Demsa, Demsa Local government area.
“ this government will continue to support the immunisation exercise, the state of emergency declared on Health sector have started yielding positive results; our health facilities are taking new look, the service delivery and welfare of health workers remain one of the cardinal objectives of our administration.” He conclude
In her remarks, the Honourable Commissioner ministry of Health Dr Fatima Atiku Abubakar call on parents and caregivers to ensure that their children were immunized, adding that the Immunization is free and government has provide enough vaccine for the exercise.
She also explained that the present government under Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla has shown concerned about the plight of Women and Children, adding that a Healthy children means healthy nation, Urged people to always report any outbreak to nearby health facility for prompt response.
Earlier in his address, the Executive Chairman of Adamawa state Primary Health Care Development Agency Dr. Abdullahi Dauda Belel said that about One Million Children are going to be immunized during the long week campaign exercise.
He however called on the parents to take advantage of the exercise to ensure no eligible child is left unused immunize.
“ prevention is always the best option than cure” he said
In his vote of thanks, His Royal Highness Hama Bata Homun Alhamdu Gladson Teneke thanked Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla for choosing his Domain to flag-off the campaign exercise and assured that people of the area would compliment the government gesture by ensuring that all eligible children are immunized.