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Health News of Wednesday, 17 February 2021


Lagos state to vaccinate 1.5 million dogs for free

The Lagos State Government has stated that about 1.5 million dogs will be vaccinated within the next two weeks.

On Tuesday, Feb 16, 2021, the government indicated that this move is to prevent the deaths of animals in the state.

The vaccination has been scheduled to take place during the free anti-rabies vaccination campaign.

The State Commissioner for Agriculture, Abisola Olusanya made this known at the inauguration of the vaccination campaign held at the palace of Oba Ayangburen of Ikorodu in the Ikorodu area of the state.

She urged all dog owners in the state to endeavour to vaccinate the dogs, adding that the vaccination provided by the state government has been made free of charge.

According to Madam Olusanya, the exercise will be held in five divisions of the state including Veterinary Clinic, beside LASPOTECH Second Gate, opposite Access Bank, Odogunyan, Ikorodu; Veterinary Centre, Epe Local Government Compound, Orita Marun Epe; Veterinary Clinic, opposite Bethel Church, Beside Alesh Hotel Ajah; and the Veterinary Clinic by Randle General Hospital, Benson Street, Surulere.

Others are the Veterinary Clinic at Aiyedoto Farms Settlement, Agric Road, Ojo; Veterinary Clinic on Beach Road, Opposite General Hospital, Badagry; and the Animal Hospital on Old Abeokuta Motor Road, beside LSADA’s Office, Opposite DSTV Office, Oko-Oba Agege.

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