Cholera Outbreak: Youth organization fumigates Bauchi metropolis
Story from Najibullahi ADAMU, Bauchi
In an effort to stop the spread of cholera and malaria that recently broke our in Bauchi state, a community based organization in Bauchi state known as ‘Wunti Graduates Forum’ on Saturday embarked on fumigation exercise in some parts of the state metropolis.
The exercise followed the outbreak of cholera and malaria ravaging communities in the state.
Addressing journalists during the exercise, leader of the group, Umar Sulaiman Wunti said the move was part of their Humanitarian initiatives aimed at ensuring the wellbeing of the people.
Umar Sulaiman Wunti noted that the association has outlined a number of programmes to include Education support, Entrepreneurship Development, Healthcare Services among others.
According to him, the group is a team of graduates of higher instructions who despite being self-reliant decided to impact positively to the development of the society.
Commenting on the development, the Ward heads of the affected communities, Buhari Sulaiman Baban’ya and malam Muazu Balarabe applauded the youths for the initiative saying that it will mitigate spread of diseases in the areas.
They however called on government and wealthy individuals to support them in their quest to ensure improved health condition of people.