Polio: Ogun to begin first round of outbreak response campaign
Polio: Ogun to begin first round of outbreak response campaign
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By Shukurat Bankole

The Ogun State Government is set to conduct the first round of the poliovirus outbreak response campaign targeting children aged 0-59 months.

According to the executive secretary of the Ogun State primary health care development board, Dr. E. A Ogunsola, the exercise which will hold between Saturday, April 9 to Tuesday, April 12, 2022, is aimed at sustaining the achievement of interrupting poliovirus in society.

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Dr Ogunsola, at a meeting of stakeholders ahead of the campaign, said the exercise would involve the use of House-to-House vaccination teams, Fixed postsz transit teams and others for the administration of oral polio vaccine.

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He appealed to parents and guardians to make their wards available and cooperate with officials who will be visiting schools, markets, religious houses, motor parks and so on.

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