Nigeria's inventive telecommunications operator, Etisalat, has helped the battle against malaria with the dispersion of bug spray treated mosquito nets to occupants of Owutu people group, in Ikorodu, Lagos State and Enuwa Square, Ile Ife in Osun State.
Mosquito The activities in celebration of the 2016 World Mosquito Day, frames part of a progressing Pan-Nigeria campaign by the broadcast communications mammoth against the scourge of jungle fever in the nation. Talking amid the presentation at Ile Ife, the Manager, Corporate and Social Responsibility, Etisalat Nigeria, Oyetola Oduyemi, said the activity was with regards to the organization's enthusiastic duty to supportable improvement.
"One of the key central territories of our CSR intercession system is wellbeing, and this activity frames a piece of it. We have an objective to convey countless bug spray treated nets the country over in the battle against jungle fever. We have been to a few groups in states like Kogi, Kaduna, Enugu and Rivers. We are taking it further to more groups in the South West," she said.
While getting the things for the benefit of the Ile Ife people group, the castle secretary, Mr. Idowu Salami, communicated delight at the activity pretty much as he commended the telecom firm to take up the battle against intestinal sickness which claims a huge number of lives yearly particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa due generally to natural reasons. His words, "the scourge of jungle fever is on the expansion because of poor sanitation hones; this gives a rearing ground to the exercises of mosquitos which prompts intestinal sickness.
We are happy that Etisalat set up this system together. We are certain a large portion of the general population who have profited from this activity can shield themselves from mosquito chomps and jungle fever assaults".
At Ikorodu West Local Council Development Area, Lagos, the bug spray treated mosquito nets were gotten by Honorable Samson Umar, who noticed that Nigeria has one of the most astounding number of jungle fever losses worldwide regardless of the numerous increases in the anticipation and treatment of the scourge.
As per the Nigerian National Malaria Strategic Plan 2014-2020, intestinal sickness is in charge of 60 percent of outpatient visits to wellbeing offices, 30 percent of youth passing, 25 percent of passings in youngsters under one year, and 11 percent of maternal passings.