By Hassan Umar Shallpella, Adamawa
In an effort to ensure Hong local government area is Malaria free, the Council has commenced the distribution of free treated mosquito nets to over one hundred and forty two thousand, households which was kickoff in Mijili community.
Speaking at the event the council Chairman Comrade James Pukuma charged communities in the local government to judiciously utilize the nets for purpose intended so that the local government will be malaria free.
He also called on the people irrespective of age to use the nets according to guidelines as malaria attack has no respect to age.
While thanking, Adamawa State Government and Catholic Relief services (CRS), Pukama pledge to give necessary support for a hitchfree distribution exercise.
Earlier in his welcome address, the Executive Secretary, Primary Health Care Development Agency, Hong local government, Alh Adamu Pella represented by Mrs Esther Denham said the distribution which started today will be carried out from house to house and will last for two weeks.
In his good will message, representative of the District Head of Gaya district reminded the people on the need to utilize the nets judiciously and not to sell them.