Mass dog vaccination against Rabies was flagged off in Gombe State by the Honourable Minister of State for Agriculture, Hon. Mustapha Baba Shehuri and Gombe State Deputy Governor, Jatau Manassah Danie .

The event was held in Dukku local government area of Gombe State in commemoration of the 2022 World Rabies Day and was organised by the Federal Ministries of Agriculture, Health and Environment and Gombe State Ministry of Agriculture in partnership with USAID- Breakthrough Action Nigeria.

Activities at the event included Drama, cultural dance and songs on Rabies by schoolchildren as well as administration of anti-rabies vaccines to dogs and PEP to hunters by medics in the spirit of One Health.

FAO Nigeria

Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Nigeria

USAID/Nigeria

NCDC.

World Organisation for Animal Health