Polio: Buhari Thanks Osinbajo
For Making Nigeria Proud
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed gratitude toward
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for making Nigeria glad by giving
initiative that drove the nation to become sans polio.
The President additionally lauded different individuals from the
Presidential Taskforce on Polio Eradication and world pioneers
who added to achieving the sans polio status.
In an announcement by Garba Shehu, Buhari praised Prof.
Osinbajo, executive Presidential Taskforce on Polio Eradication,
and his group, for making Nigeria glad and sparing her
youngsters from the scourge of poliomyelitis.
“This is to communicate our significant thankfulness for your
initiative of the Presidential Taskforce on Polio Eradication and
“The statement of Nigeria as a Wild Polio free nation is the
consequence of your successful coordination of the Nigerian
Polio destruction program through the Presidential Taskforce on
Polio Eradication and Routine Immunization, Federal Ministry of
Health and the National Primary Health Care Development Agency.
“If it’s not too much trouble stretch out my own gratefulness to
all individuals from the Presidential Taskforce on Polio Eradication
for making Nigeria glad and sparing her youngsters from the
scourge of Poliomyelitis.
“I ask the Taskforce under your authority to support this
coordination particularly in activating State Governors to give the
required oversight and assets to continue the force and fortify the
essential social insurance framework by improving routine
inoculation, maternal, infant and youngster wellbeing
“I ask you to continue the energy as I anticipate us utilizing on the
polio foundation and experience to drive other wellbeing
mediations,” the President wrote in the letter to Prof Osinbajo.
The President likewise composed a different letter to German
Chancellor Angela Merkel, expressing gratitude toward the
European nation for quite a long time of money related help to
Polio Eradication Initiative (PEI) program in Nigeria through KfW.
“It would be ideal if you be guaranteed that my Government will
stay submitted and centered to guaranteeing the required assets
will be given to continue the energy and fortify the essential
social insurance arrangement of our extraordinary Country,” the
President said in his letter to Chancellor Merkel.
President Buhari additionally expressed gratitude toward
conventional and strict pioneers, who through their
administration manufactured network trust for the polio program
along these lines expanding acknowledgment and guaranteeing
every qualified kid are reached with the polio immunization.
In particular, he composed Alhaji Muhammad Saad III, Sultan of
Sokoto, the initiative of Jama’atul-Nasirl Islam (JNI) and the
President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN).
The President likewise composed separate letters of thankfulness
to Bill Gates, the European Union, Dr Tedros Adhanom
Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organization, Dr.
Robert R. Redfield, Director, U.S Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention, Dr. Henrietta Fore, Executive Director, United Nations
Children’s Fund, David Malpass, President, World Bank Group and
John Barsa, Acting Administrator, United States Agency for
Others are, Global Affairs Canada, Professor Shinichi Kitaoka,
President, Japan International Cooperation Agency, and the
International President, Rotary International.
President Buhari likewise valued the help of Alhaji Aliko Dangote,
Chairman Aliko Dangote Foundation, Sir (Dr) Emeka Offor and
Governor Kayode Fayemi, in his ability as the Chairman, Nigerian