African Health News

Nigeria is on its last lap to end polio – Minister

Nantai The Nigerian government has received a donation totaling USD 5,732,360 from Rotary International to step up the fight against polio. Receiving the donation, Prof Isaac Adewole, Nigeria’s health minister said, “In the next couple of months, Nigeria would be certified polio free”.  The donation was handed over to the UNICEF Country Representative Nigeria, Dr. Pernille Ironside.  In his remarks Dr. Ironside said, “If Nigeria succeeds, other African countries would succeed.