FCT pledges commitment to sustain fight against malaria

By Daniel Tyokua

The FCT Health and Human Services Secretariat (FCT-HHSS),has pledged its commitment to keep on with the fight against malaria in the territory through collaborative efforts.

Acting secretary, FCT Health secretariat, Ahaji Abdulraheem Musa, said the secretariat was keen on issues that will assist the present FCT Administration end malaria, especially partnering with organizations that are ready to put in their best.

Musa gave the assurance when he received the chief executive officer, Echelon Instruments Limited, Engr John Ibikunle, owners of Echel mosquitoes non toxic repeller bracelet in his office, recently.

He said the visit by the CEO of Echelon Instrument Limited was going to strengthen the commitment of the health secretariat to eradicate malaria with other disease within the territory especially in rural areas.

The acting secretary, who commended the company,said the discoveries made by the organization that brought about mosquitoes nontoxic repeller bracelet would go a long in curbing malaria.

According to him, the FCT health secretariat was going to partner with the group to ensure that all the hospitals are free from all kind of insects that will cause disease.

“We are going to partner with this organization so that our hospitals will be free from the challenges that would hold them back” he said.

Musa who is also the Director Administration and Finance,DAF, promised to evolve measures that will fast track the total eradication of malaria and other challenges in the FCT health sector.

Earlier in his address, the Chief executive officer,Echelon Instruments Limited, Engr John Ibikunle, said his company was ready to offer better services to FCT residents considering the significant activities being carried out in the capital territory.

He explained that as a professional engineer, there are bitter plans his company will offer to the administration that will add value to the existing.

Contributing, the acting director, FCT public health department, Dr Josephine Okechukwu urged the residents and relevant stakeholders to stop activities that will bring about disease outbreak in the territory.

She explained that adequate measures should be putin place to protect children from disease infections.

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