Getting to 100 percent: Enugu’s fight to maintain its polio free status

By Patrick Egwu (Lead Writer)

Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi during the flag-of of one of the immunisation exercise. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch

Veronica Asogwa is a petty trader in Abakpa Nike, one of the largest suburbs in Enugu State, southeast Nigeria. When the state announced the commencement of the sub-national polio vaccination campaign on January 17, 2020, Asogwa, 37, prepared to take her two-year-old son, Emeka, to a vaccination centre a few…