Vakkai told newsmen on Wednesday in Jalingo that majority of those affected were children below five years of age who had not been vaccinated
He said that the disease, a leading killer in developing countries like Nigeria, was showing a steady rise in Taraba.
The official regretted that Nigeria had remained the leading country in measles, with many of the cases recorded in northern states, including Taraba.
To check the trend, he said government had embarked on a massive measles campaign, with more personnel trained and deployed to ensure wide and effective coverage.
“During the campaign, measles vaccination cards will be given to mothers to signify coverage. Children between nine and 59 months without the card will be considered not immunised,” he said.
Vakkai advised parents to make their children available for the exercise so as to rid the state of the disease. PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW:>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> How I Made Me =N=2.5 MILLION In 7 Days from 2 Common Product I Imported and how you can do the same. Click HERE FOR FREE Details right now Warning To Men: This 3 Foods Is Killing Your Erection. Click Here To Know Them Secret Fruits that increased my Manhood and makes me last 55 minutes+ all time - Click here to get it Warning: Got Arthritis? 3 Simple Ways To Get Cured And Be Permanently Free From Joint Pains. Click Here To See Them REVEALED!! Reduce Your Blood Sugar Level And Reverse Diabetics Within A Short Period Of Time. Click Here To See How MIDNIGHT,Pressed Mr Kilanko Suddenly Couldn't Urinate. Shrink your Enlarged Prostrate Here! Click Here Now