Gates, Dangote, President Buhari, Others Sign Agreements To Ensure Childhood Immunizations, Polio Eradication Efforts In Nigeria
African Independent Television: Bill Gates, Dangote Sign MoU With Nigerian Governors On Polio Eradication
“Bill Gates, Alhaji Aliko Dangote in conjunction with northern states governors on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Routine Immunizations in Kaduna. The northern states that signed the agreement include, Kano, Bauchi, Kaduna, Sokoto, Yobe, and Borno…” (1/21).
Daily Post: Taskforce on Polio will soon include 36 Governors — Buhari
“The Federal Government says it will reconstitute an expanded Presidential Task force on Polio to include the 36 state governors in order to sustain the successes recorded in the efforts to eradicate polio from Nigeria. President Muhammadu Buhari made the statement in Abuja on Wednesday at the signing of updated Abuja Commitment on polio eradication. He said that when reconstituted, the expanded task force would ensure effective surveillance and routine immunization programs…” (1/21).
Leadership: Bill Gates, Dangote, Govs Move To End Child, Maternal Deaths In The North
“…United States Ambassador to Nigeria, James Entwistle, in a speech said the signing of the MoU demonstrates the willingness and commitment of Nigeria’s government and organizations to tackle the challenges…” (Nda-Isaiah et al., 1/21).