Lassa fever: Plateau government cautions school cooks, head teachers

Mon Feb 10th, 2020 - Plateau

The Plateau Government has warned Head Teachers and Cooks in the 1990 schools benefiting from the Schools Feeding Programme in the state to be conscious of Lassa fever outbreak in the country.

Dr Sumaye Hamza, the Executive Assistant to Gov. Simon Lalong and focal person, Social Investment Programme (SIP), gave the warning during a one- day sensitisation workshop for schools feeding Cook, Headteachers and Desks Officers in Jos on Monday.

Hamza said the event was held to update the stakeholders on the need for precautionary measures given the challenge posed by Lassa fever across the country in recent weeks.




source: Guardian