Emergency Meeting of the Taskforce on Immunization
The Adamawa State Taskforce on Immunization had an emergency flag off preparatory meeting today 22nd March 2016 at the Office of the Chairman, His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Martin Nasir Babble, the Deputy Governor of Adamawa State, who was unavoidably absent as a result of emergency official travel to Abuja. The meeting was chaired by the Honourable Commissioner of Health, Dr Fatima Atiku Abubakar. In attendance were the Honourable Commissioners of Information Hon. Ahmed Sajoh and Education Prof. Kaletapwa Farauta, Chairman of Adamawa State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health, State Coordinator WHO, Chairman Joint Muslim Council and Chairman CAN of Adamawa State.
Flag Off at Wuro Hausa PHC Centre, Yola South LGA
The Adamawa State Taskforce on Immunization flagged off the immunization campaign this morning at the Wuro Hausa PHC Centre. The event was well attended by the general public and the community health committee of the health facility.
The occasion was opened with prayers offered by Chairman of JMC and CAN followed by the welcome address by the Acting Chairman of Yola South Local Government, Mohammed Chubado. Dr Nuhu Barau Ningi, the WHO State Coordinator spoke on behalf of the Partners, while the Chairman ADSPHCDA Dr Abdullahi Belel delivered the opening remarks. The Honourable Commissioner of Health, Dr Fatima Atiku Abubakar, flagged off the event on behalf of the Executive Governor, Senator Mohammed Umaru Jibrilla (Bindow) and demonstrated the administration of the Oral Polio Vaccination followed by the Commissioners of Information and Education. The Executive Secretary Yola South ADPHCA Abubakar Sahabo gave the closing remarks.