FIRST LADY FLAGS OFF IMMUNIZATION CAMPAIGN IN NASARAWA CAMP.
The First Lady of Nasarawa state , Hajia Salamatu Tanko Al-makura has urged Nigerians to embrace immunization to avoid being victims of preventable diseases. The First Lady stated this today when she inaugurated the first National MENAFRICVAC NYSC Camp Vaccination Exercise at the Magaji Dan Yamusa NYSC permanent orientation Camp, Keffi, Nasarawa state.
Her Excellecy said vaccination against cerebrospinal menegitis in the camp is very necessary because the corps members have come from different parts of this country and the cerebrospinal menegitis belt. She therefore urged all members of the camp community especially corps members to take advantage of the exercise .
Earlier, the Director-General of the NYSC , Brig.Gen. SZ Kazaure represented by the State Coordinator ,NYSC Nasarawa state , Mrs. Zainab Isah also added her voice to the call for corps members to take advantage of the immunization exercise. She thanked the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency and the Nasarawa state primary Healthcare Development Agency for choosing the NYSC camp for the flag off of this exercise .
The first MENAFRIVAC NYSC Camp vaccination against cerebrospinal menegitis is organised by the The National Primary Healthcare Development Agency in collaboration with The Nasarawa state Primary Healthcare Development Agency.
There were goodwill messages from WHO, unicef, Clinton Health Initiative amongst others.
Here is the ceremony in pictures: