Following the diarrhea outbreak in Samanaji town of the Area of Kebbi State, Wife of Koko Besse Local Government Chairman, Hajiya Luba Shuaibu Koko has urged residents of the area to imbibe basic hygiene practices to avert reoccurrence of the outbreak and guard against other diseases.
She was speaking at her first official outing to the area where she assessed the magnitude of the outbreak and also donated medicines and sanitary materials to affected families.
Hajiya Luba Shuaibu a trained nurse herself was one of the wives who attended a recent training on ZINC-ORS by USAID and SHOPS-Plus. She commended Wife of the State Governor Dr Zainab Atiku Bagudu for her motivational role in spearheading women advancement and facilitating such training that are beneficial to women and youth in the state.
Haj Luba promised to join forces with the health workers and see that the outbreak is expeditiously overcome. She appealed to her colleagues to ensure timely reporting of such cases to nearest health facility in the area.
Source: Kebbi State