Buhari Happy With removal Of Nigeria From List of Polio-Endemic CountriesFeatured, Latest News, News Saturday, September 26th, 2015
BALTIMORE, MD, (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed happiness over the announcement by the World Health Organisation that polio is no longer endemic in Nigeria.
President Buhari is delighted by the announcement which follows the absence of any case of the wild polio virus in Nigeria since July 24, 2014.
The President applauded the concerted efforts of government officials, health workers, volunteer groups, civil society, religious leaders, traditional rulers and international partners which resulted in the historic achievement.
He assured the World Health Organisation and the global community that the Federal Government will ensure that immunisation and surveillance activities continue across Nigeria to keep the country polio-free.
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