Zamfara State Primary Healthcare Board disclosed that the ministry has put in place measures to prevent the outbreak of the disease.
A suspected case of monkeypox has been reported in Zamfara.
The State Commissioner for Health, Aliyu Abubakar in a statement said though there is no confirmed case of monkeypox in the State, health personnel are currently examining the situation to ascertain if it is a confirmed case.
Speaking during a roundtable meeting with media partners organised by the Zamfara State Primary Healthcare Board in Gusau, the state Capital, Abubakar further revealed that the ministry has put in place measures to prevent the outbreak of the disease.
Represented by the permanent secretary of the Ministry Aliyu Mohammed, the Commissioner added that all hands are on deck to ensure the safety of all Residents from any disease
The Commissioner concluded by saying that the state government is not leaving any stone unturned to ensure a virus-free Community.