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Meningitis – A, Flagged – Off in Calabar South

The State Governor, Sir Ben Ayade has received commendation for Beefing security in the state particularly Calabar South LGA.

The Executive Chairman of Calabar South LGA, Hon. Mrs. Esther Bassey who gave the commendation at the flag-off of Meningitis – A Immunization tagged ILEN – A, said the care providers will be adequately protected.

Esther Bassey noted that Meningitis is a killer disease and therefore appeal to parents, guardians and family head to ensure that they present their children and wards for the immunization which is free and safe.

She used the opportunity to call for an end to kidnapping, robbery and cultism in Calabar South so that meaningful development can take place.

The Director of Primary Health Care, Calabar South, Mrs Eme Archibong explained that the immunization which will last from 6th – 12th December, 2020 is critical because Meningitis is a disease that can kill a child or adult within 24 hrs. She assured that the immunization has no side effect, it’s free and easy to administer.
There were Goodwill messages from the chiefs and stakeholders in the Health Care System.

Also present in the occasion were Calabar South Council appointees, nursing mothers, and pupils of RAO Nursery/Primary school with their teachers.

Nkese Eneyo
Chief Press Secretary
Calabar South LGA

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