The Kwara State Government says there is no outbreak of Monkey Pox disease in any of the 16 local government areas of the state
Written by Abdulmumeen Uthman on November 6, 2017
The Kwara State Government says there is no outbreak of Monkey Pox disease in any of the 16 local government areas of the state.
The State Commissioner for Health, Alhaji Atolagbe Alege, disclosed this in llorin while interacting with newsmen.
He said investigation by state health officials to all nooks and crannies indicated that there was no outbreak of Monkeypox disease in any part of the state, adding that the state government had trained two hundred and forty-one health workers for prevention and treatment of the disease in case of possible outbreak.
According to him, the trained personnel are already in all the sixteen local government areas ensuring the prevention of an outbreak of the disease.
The commissioner advised residents of the state to maintain clean environment at all times to complement government efforts at ensuring healthy living.
He also urged residents to embrace hand washing at all times to prevent the outbreak of communicable diseases.
Alhaji Alege said the state is collaborating with traditional rulers and community leaders in the state to provide quick information on