. Muhammad Sara, Chairman, Gwaram Local Government Council in Jigawa has urged traditional rulers in the area to sensitize and enlighten their subjects on the importance of immunization.
Sara made the call in Gwaram on Thursday during a meeting of traditional rulers, top management of the local government council, health workers and immunization managers.
He stated that the traditional institutions had a great role to play in the mobilization of their people for immunization against the six child killer diseases.
The chairman promised that the council would do everything possible to ensure the success of the exercise in the area.
Earlier in a remark, the manager in charge of extended programme on immunization in the council, Alhaji Ahmad Tele, expressed satisfaction with the conduct of the exercise in the area.
Tela urged stakeholders to contribute their quota by sensitizing those at the grassroots on the importance of immunization.
He appeal to the chairman of the council to give the programme the desired support for the exercise to succeed.
Edited by Saidu Adamu