Federal Government declares nutritional emergency in Borno

The Federal Government has declared nutritional emergency in Borno state in order to save lives.

As reported, about 80 children die daily as a result of malnutrition.

This morning, at the inaugural Board meeting of the Governing Board of the ECOWAS Regional Centre for Disease Control in Abuja, the Minister of Health Prof. Isaac Adewole announced the declaration.

He also directed the country’s coordinator, Centre for Disease Control, Prof. Abdulsalam Nasidi, to dispatch a team to Borno state to help tackle the situation.


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