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CHOLERA: Medical Experts Call For Return Of Sanitary Inspectors

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Against a backdrop of the recent cholera outbreak, some medical experts have urged federal and local governments to reintroduce sanitary inspection to control further spread of cholera and other communicable diseases.

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Talking to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Dr. Adewunmi Alayaki, a general physician at Isolo General Hospital, Lagos, stressed the need to strengthen the sanitary inspectors for proper monitoring of the environment, to prevent cholera.

“We know there are people saddled with the responsibility of sanitary inspection, not only in the north, but also in other parts of the country. This has to be revived. There is the need for border surveillance, monitoring and inspection of our environments for early detection of diseases’ outbreak,” he stated.

In turn, Dr.Femi Afolabi, a dietician at the Federal Medical Centre, Ido-Ekiti, said that more efforts should be made to educate food vendors on appropriate and hygienic ways of food preparation.

Afolabi advised the public to boil their drinking water and also wash their vegetables before consumption, to avoid contacting the disease. He also urged people to maintain clean and healthy environment to prevent cholera epidemic and outbreak of other communicable diseases.

In his comment, Dr. Femi Balogun, the Medical Director, Sheffi Private Hospital, Egbeda, Lagos, urged Lagos residents to provide standard toilet facilities in their respective homes for healthy living. He said that regular sensitisation and awareness campaigns to educate residents on good hygienic practices were being carried out by health personnel.

The death toll from the current cholera outbreak in some parts of Nigeria has been put at 74. According to the Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, about 373 Nigerians have been affected.

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“If I die, I die” – Actress Nazo Ekezie shoots her shot at Don Jazzy

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Nollywood actress, Nazo Ekezie has boldly declared interest in starting a relationship with Don Jazzy.

Nazo shared a photo of the Mavin records boss on Instagram and wrote: “I’m shooting my shot….. if I die… I die. @donjazzy I don’t know if you remember I met you the other day at imax lekki…… me I’m not slim… so I will never ever stress you about loosing weight…. I like you like this please let’s go on a date @donjazzy happy birthday my crush.”

Reacting to the post, Don Jazzy wrote “Kai Oya let’s set the date o. I will definitely love to. Thanks a lot ❤️”

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Reekado Banks Trashes His Song With Wizkid After He Called Him A Fool

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Recall that Wizkid lost his cool on Reekado Banks a few weeks ago after he took to his Twitter page to promote his song while the whole of Nigeria was protesting against the brutalities from the police.

Wizkid called Reekado a fool and ask him to pull the post down since it wasn’t the right time. Reekado on the other hand, out of anger, has trashed his song with Wizkid from his collections of songs.

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Nigerian man proposes to his girlfriend with fleets of drones (video)

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A Nigerian man has won the heart of his lovely girlfriend after proposing in a spectacular way.

Tolulope Fatunbi, the founder of Quadrev LLC made a grand proposal to the love of his life using a fleet of drones flying in the air with one carrying the ring to her.

The act has left many tongues wagging on social media.

Watch video below:

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