Flag off of 1st 2016 Polio Immunisation Campaign in Adamawa State

The Flag Off Events

The Flag Off events was hosted by His Excellency Hon. Martin Babale, Deputy Governor of Adamawa State at his official residence in Dougirei, Jimeta-Yola.

His 5 months old grand daughter, Kimberly Benjamin, was the first to be vaccinated by her grand father, Hon. Martin Babale, symbolising the commencement of the State-wide immunisation exercise.

The campaign is expected to cover 989,000 under-5 children in Adamawa State within 7 days. Adamawa State Government with the support of WHO, UNICEF, EU, GAVI and other partners supported the implementation technically and financially. Improved healthcare delivery is a priority of the APC led Government of Nigeria and also topmost on the Bindow for Social Change Agenda in Adamawa State.