Jos North distributes mosquito nets to citizens
From Christiana Gokyo, Jos
Management Committee Chairman, Jos North Local Government Council, Plateau State, Shehu Usman has expressed his administration’s desire to ensure every household receives mosquito nets to minimise spread of malaria.
He disclosed this during the flagging-off of the distribution of long-lasting insecticidal nets at the Primary Health Care Kabong in Jos, recently.
According to him, the distribution is part of a coordinated effort supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and partners to combat malaria.
The Chairman noted that the Council has demonstrated itself by releasing funds in full to be a dependable and reliable partner, giving safe and conducive environment for the campaign and encourage citizens to use the nets correctly so that there would be effectiveness of the campaign
While maintaining that the critical elements needed to achieve positive change in the fight against malaria, Mallam Usman who demonstrated how it is used, appealed to citizens to support the administration of Governor Simon Bako Lalong to enable him achieve his mandate.