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Nigeria records highest number of malaria cases in the World – FG

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Nigerian Health Minister Dr Osagie Ehanire says the country has the highest number of malaria cases and deaths in the country.

He made the remarks while addressing a gathering on Wednesday in Abuja on the occasion of World Malaria Day hosted by the Nigerian Ministry of Health in collaboration with Roll Back Malaria. Malaria ‘ is prepared by other stakeholders.

Commenting on the 2021 Malaria Report, he said 27 per cent of the malaria cases in world were in Nigeria.

Other statistics show that malaria affects at least 98 per cent of the Nigerian population, as confirmed by the Minister of State for Health Olorunimbe Mamora.