Wife of Kwara State Governor, Mrs Olufolake AbdulRazaq has called on the people of the State to join hands with the state government to eradicate tuberculosis .
Mrs AbdulRazaq made the call during a programme organised by the State Ministry of Health Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Unit to conclude activities scheduled to mark the 2020 World Tuberculosis Day in Ilorin .
She expressed confidence that the fight against tuberculosis would be won in the nearest future.
Mrs AbdulRazaq commended the health workers and other stakeholders for ensuring that the peculiarity of this period did not limit their work.
In his remark, the state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Raji Razaq said that all hands must be on deck to accomplish and exceed the set targets.
Chairman, Kwara state House of Assembly Committee on Health and Environment, Mr Owolabi Razaq said the law makers would work in synergy with other stakeholders to ensure that Tuberculosis was eradicated in the State.
Chairman of the state Medical Advisory Committee on COVID-19, Dr. Femi Oladiji, commended the State Government for its investment and impactful strides on the health of the citizens.