PolioStop For June 2022

          On April 19 2022, Kunle Adeyanju, a Rotarian and incoming club President of the Rotary Club of Ikoyi Metro left London to begin a journey which would take him into France, Spain, Gibraltar and into Africa, he probably had an idea of the enormity of the task that lay before […]

PolioStop For March 2022

  We received the news of Dr Pascal’s retirement from WHO with mixed feelings. We are happy for him for the grace of being able to take early retirement having gone 9 years of his 22 years with WHO working assiduosly to ensure polio is eradicated in Nigeria. But we will misss his immense knowledge, […]

December PolioStop 2021

  A book titled “So They Can Walk” The Story of Polio Eradication in Nigeria: The Rotary Perspective, written by Prof Christopher Ogbogbo, was launched as part of 2021 World Polio Day. According to him, he was honoured to have written the book as it would continue to remind Nigerians of the past struggle with […]

PolioStop For September 2021

        In recent weeks there has been a lot of reportage in the press of polio outbreaks in the country, some of them with frightening headlines that suggest that the wild poliovirus is back. While the vaccine-derived virus is still a menace that paralyses children, it must be distinguished from the wild […]