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  • Updated: December 21, 2022

Polio: Osun Gets Over 10,000 Children Vaccinated

The Ward Supervisor, Ifelodun Health Centre, Ife East Local Government Area of Osun, Olanike Awoyefa, has said the council has vaccinated 10,500 children against Polio.

Awoyefa disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Ile-Ife.

According to her, the Oral Polio vaccine, the second phase this year, was administered to children under five years to prevent them from the disease.

She also assured that the government will continue to put in place measures to prevent the virus.

Awoyefa explained that the exercise commenced from December 16 to December 19, covering Akogun, Apata 11, 111, Asiko-laye, Ajidara, Owoeye, Oyebanji, Ifedebi, Safejo, Alajobi, Lakaye areas.

She, however, commended mothers for supporting the exercise and allowing their children to be vaccinated.

She also expressed appreciation for the state government’s commitment towards the elimination of polio in the state.

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