Gov Abubakar warns council chairmen, traditional rulers over poor polio immunisation in Bauchi


Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar of Bauchi state has warned 20 council chairmen and traditional rulers over what he described as poor administration of polio immunization exercise in the state.

He gave the warning today while flagging off polio program at the Government House in Bauchi

He admitted that polio immunization exercise has not been given prior attention by council chairmen, traditional and religious leaders.

Abubakar said henceforth government will not tolerant inherent behaviour of those institutions responsible for the success of immunization in the state.

“Honestly I’m not impressed, but rather saddened about the poor immunisation exercise in the state in spite of government huge budget to health sector’.”

He charged all the Local Government chairmen and traditional rulers to personally attend daily meetings on immunisation to have first hand information.

Abubakar assured that the APC administration will not relent in its genuine commitment on health service delivery.


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