By Shaibu Halimat
The students of Federal Polytechnic Bida has been urged to keep their environment properly kept in order to avoid the spread of mosquito which spread malaria.
A health practitioner, Mrs Zuleihat Usman Okene adviced the to ensure grasses and dirty is taken away from their hostel and lodges. She emphasized that its the main causes of malaria.
Mrs. Usman, further stated that malaria. is caused by the female mosquito which bite men and transfer the disease into the blood.
She stated that it takes 14 – 21 days for the symptoms start showing.
Furthermore,she advised the students to use mosquito nets while sleeping and using of insecticide in order to terminate its existence and also keep healthy environment.