The United Nations Children Fund ( UNICEF ) has just delivered 850,000 doses of meningitis vaccines to the Sokoto State government in a bid to tackle the outbreak of the disease in the state.

News also stated that at least 130 people lost their lives as a result of the outbreak of the scourge in the state.
The Chief, UNICEF Sokoto Zonal Office, Mr. Mohammad Mohiuddin, disclosed this on Wednesday, at a sensitization meeting with Muslim and Christian leaders, traditional rulers and education stakeholders in Sokoto.

He said the last batch of the Meningitis vaccines were brought from Geneva, Switzerland on Wednesday and donated to the state, adding that UNICEF had provided N17 million in cash for logistics and social mobilization activities.

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