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Mortein, Ogun State Govt Join Forces to ‘Fight To End Malaria’

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Mortein, Ogun State Govt Join Forces to ?Fight To End Malaria

In continuation of its fight against Malaria and as part of activities marking this year’s World Malaria Day, Reckitt Nigeria, makers of Mortein insecticide Brand, has introduced it’s “Mortein Fight to End Malaria” campaign, and joined forces with the Ogun State Government to support in the education and awareness of malaria prevention in Nigeria.

 

As part of the partnership with Ogun State, the drive to eliminate malaria is designed to be achieved through several platforms: On-ground market and Community engagement activities, Digital Education and Radio engagement. Going forward, the partnership also expects to evolve to include various other initiatives including sustained efforts through malaria programmes in schools.

 

Mortein, Ogun State Govt Join Forces to ?Fight To End Malaria

 

The campaign which saw the brand and the ministry evacuate waste from blocked drainages and refuse heaps in some market areas is part of efforts geared toward accentuating the message that Malaria is preventable and treatable.

 

Mortein, Ogun State Govt Join Forces to ?Fight To End Malaria

 

Speaking at the 2021 World Malaria Day press briefing in Ogun State recently, Marketing Director of Reckitt Nigeria, Mr Tanzim Rezwan said that the community engagement and collaborations are part of numerous Purpose driven initiatives by Mortein to stem the prevalence of malaria scourge in Nigeria and Africa as a whole.

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Mortein, Ogun State Govt Join Forces to ?Fight To End Malaria

 

He continued, “At Reckitt, every day, in everything we do, we’re driven by our purpose; to protect, heal and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner, healthier world. Mortein, as a leading global insecticide brand, works on a mission to enable and empower our consumers with knowledge and expert solutions to rid themselves of vector borne diseases such as malaria. In that spree, we not only try to bring in the world class products to the consumers but also aspire to drive awareness on preventive measures.”

 

Mortein, Ogun State Govt Join Forces to ?Fight To End Malaria

 

In her remarks, Commissioner for Health in Ogun State, Dr. Tomi Coker, represented by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Dr. Ayinde Adesanya expressed appreciation to all partners to ensure that proven interventions are deployed towards Malaria elimination in the state. “I wish to appreciate the assistance rendered by our partners – especially Reckitt, makers of Mortein insecticide and donor agencies and I call for the support and cooperation of all and sundry to ensure that all aspects of malaria elimination programmes are addressed and are well funded for the benefit of all and particularly our children and pregnant mothers.” He said.

 

According to United Nations for Child Mortality Education, 91,250 children under the age of 5 die of malaria each year, 60% of people who visit the hospital are diagnosed with malaria and 4 out of 5 people are at risk of contracting malaria in Nigeria.

 

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6 cultists arrested over Abata, Aye clash in Ilorin

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The Anti Vandal Squad of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Kwara, on Saturday, nabbed six suspected cult members in Ilorin.

The Public Relations Officer, Babawale Afolabi in a statement said the corps made the arrest in collaboration with the state security outfit, Operation Harmony.

Two rival cult groups, ‘Abata’ and ‘Aye’ had clashed at the Dada area of Okelele, Ilorin.

”It was a serious battle, but only six of them were apprehended”, the PRO noted.

The conflict started during the Ramadan fast; two members of Aye were injured.

NSCDC found that the Abata group decided to strike back today and met very close to a river in that area.

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Axes, cutlasses and knives and other dangerous weapons were recovered from the suspects.

The statement added that the case will be transferred to the Police.

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Superintendent of customs kidnapped in Cross River State

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A serving Superintendent of Customs, Mba Ukweni Edu has been kidnapped at a river in Cross River State.

The incident, according to an eyewitness who pleaded anonymity occurred on Friday between 1 and 2pm at the riverbank in Etono Central in Biakpan.

The victim it was learnt was posted to Ikom in Cross River State in preparation for his retirement having worked in the West, Lagos.

“He has worked in Cross River State before and in Calabar but this time around he was posted to Ikom, he came in from the West, Lagos

“He is a staff of Customs and a superintendent of Customs still in service and soon to be retired. He should be in his late 50” the eyewitness informed.

When contacted, the Mba Ukweni, Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), via phone on Saturday, said the victim is his uncle.

“The victim is my uncle; he was kidnapped on his way back from Calabar, in the Cross River (Ferry Point)

“They came with guns and shot sporadically to scare the people away in the river bank. The suspected kidnappers were not less than five and they came in a flyboat

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“They pushed him into their flyboat and sped off. He was crossing and returning back to Calabar when the incident occurred.

“It was at the ferry point between Etono Central and Ubeng. It must be on a tip that he was crossing, the incident occurred between 1pm and 2pm Friday

“The kidnappers have reached out to the family on Saturday and demanded N100m, Police has been informed

“This is the first time we have had such an incident, we suspected them to come in from Calabar because they moved toward Akwa Ibom routes which means they were coming toward Calabar” he explained

When contacted via phone on Saturday, the Deputy Police Public Relations Officer, Igri Ewa said he was not aware, “I am not aware for now, they have not informed us” he said.

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You Will Die If You Bath With Hot Water After Drinking Too Much Alcohol – Doctor Advises

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Many people have less or no idea about what constitutes good health and how to keep themselves from harm. Doctor Oluwafunmilayo has warned the public to desist from bathing with hot water when they have a hangover from drinking too much alcoholic beverage.

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The doctor has taken to his page to warn that those who get intoxicated or experience hangover to desist from taking their bath with hot water the following morning because they may drop and die. According to him, some people have the perception that bathing with hot water during a hangover can calm their nerves. He disclosed that it is rather dangerous to the health of a person.

“Someone is just recovering from the hangover of yesterday after many bottles and glasses of alcohol. They will make the mistake of going into the shower to have a hot water bath. DO NOT DO IT. DO NOT TRY IT. Taking a hot water bath with alcohol in your system can make you drop dead.”

According to him, a professional medical opinion is a combination of hot temperature with alcohol in your system can make your heart have an abnormal electrical activity which can lead to sudden death.

“IF you have a hangover: NEVER take a steam bath or a hot shower. Professional medical opinion is a combination of hot temperature with alcohol in your system can make your heart have an abnormal electrical activity which can lead to sudden death. This is NOT a joke. Tell others”.

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