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DC Bannu opens anti-polio campaign

Written by The Frontier Post

BANNU (APP): Deputy Commissioner Bannu Capt (retd) Muhammad Zubair Khan Niazi Sunday inaugurated the anti-polio campaign in Bannu by vaccinating a child.
Talking to media men during the inauguration of the Anti-Polio campaign, Deputy Commissioner Bannu Capt. (Retd) Muhammad Zubair Khan Niazi said that the anti-polio campaign would continue from January 17-21, 2022 in Bannu for which 1053 mobile teams, 68 fixes and 73 transit health teams have been formed which would go door to door to vaccinate a total of 213635 children in Bannu.
In addition, he said, 2617 police personnel have been deployed to protect the polio teams. The Deputy Commissioner appealed to the parents to vaccinate their children against polio so that Bannu would be made a polio free district.
Section 144 imposed in Bannu
Deputy Commissioner Bannu Muhammad Zubair Khan Niazi Sunday imposed section 144 in the context of anti-polio campaign starting from January 17 by banning double riding on motorcycles, aerial firing, display of weapons, use of tinted windows in vehicles and unregistered motorcycles in Bannu district.
Under section 144 of the Criminal Code, immediate ban is imposed for a period of 10 days. Violators of this order will be prosecuted under Section 188 of the Penal Code of Pakistan. This was officially announced here Sunday.

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