STATE R I TEAM MEETS WITH EMIR AHEAD OF OFFICIAL FLAG OFF OF INTRODUCTION OF MENINGITIS ‘A’

Ahead of official flag up of introduction of Meningitis ‘A’ vaccine into routine immunization schedule slated for Friday 9th August, 2019 the State team on immunization consisting officials of Zamfara State Primary Health Care Board Partners today paid an advocacy visit on Emir of Bungudu in Bungudu LGA Sarkin Fulani Alhaji Hassan Attahiru MFR at his Palace.
Speaking, leader of the delegation informed the Emir on the choice of Furfuri town, Bungudu Emirate as the venue to host the flagging up of the occasion the to have community royal support.
“In the past Meningitis ‘A’  vaccination was being done when there is an outbreak or in the heat season but now the Federal Government introduced it into routine immunization schedule in order to fight it’s menace on children from birth to eleven months”. said leader of the delegation.
Responding the Emir of Bungudu Sarkin Fulani Alhaji Hassan Attahiru MFR, appreciated the foresight of the State team for finding the area worthy of hosting the event assured the traditional institution’s support for the program to succeed.
The team also paid a similar visit to the District Head of Furfuri Danjeka Muhammad Labbo later inspected the venue in which the occasion would be held.