The wife of Abia State Governor Mrs. Nkechi Ikpeazu, has led Abia women, stakeholders and medical workers to campaign for zero tolerance of poliomyelitis in the State.
Leading the campaign at the Flag Off of the First Round of the National Immunisation Plus Days held in Aba North Local Government Area of the State, Mrs. Ikpeazu, said that the administration of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has determined to keep this deadly disease away from our children and to provides enabling environment of healthy living for them.
According to her, “oral vaccines and other routine vaccines will be administered to children within the bracket of zero to five years, regardless of their already established Immunisation status”.
The Abia First Lady therefore called on parents, community, religious leaders, caregivers, medical workers and other stakeholders to ensure with total commitment that Abia achieve 100 percent coverage in this round so that our children will be free and their future secured away from this deadly killer diseases.
The Governor’s wife also explained that government has become increasingly concerned about reducing the cases of maternal and child mortality.