By; FUNMI OROYE ADERINTO, Kaduna.
The Deputy Governor of Kaduna State, Dr. Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe on Friday, flagged-off the distribution of free Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLINs) and Polio Eradication Campaign.
Dr Hadiza Balarabe who represented the Governor alongside the wife of the Governor, Architect Hadiza Isma el-Rufai flagged-off the distribution of free Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets at Kaduna North Local Government Secretariat in Kaduna.
The programmes are being championed by the Kaduna State Ministry of Health in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health and Society for Family Health.
Over 5 million nets have been distributed across the 23 local government areas as part of malaria elimination programme in a collaboration between Kaduna State Government, Federal Ministry of Health, Society for Family Health, Catholic Relief Services and others.
The wife of Governor Nasir el-Rufai, Hajiya Hadiza Isma el-Rufai was decorated as the Net Distribution Ambassador to spearhead the success of the malaria campaign in Kaduna State.