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Nigeria - High priority areas / hotspots





Localization of at-risk populations:

  • The central north: the states of Kano, Kaduna, Bauchi, Katsina, and Plateau
  • The northeast Lake Chad region: local government areas in Borno State
  • The northwest: local government areas in Kebbi and Zamfara States
  • The Lagos area

High-risk populations and pratices

  • Informal traders, fishermen and nomadic communities around Lake Chad and the borders of Niger, Chad and Cameroon
  • Tradesmen and bus drivers on the coastal Accra–Lagos road
  • Funeral rituals, patient care and home visits (northern states)
  • Formal and informal trade between major cities: Niger (Maradi, Zinder), Nigeria (Katsina, Sokoto, Kano, Kaduna, Bauchi) and the Lake Chad shores (Nguigmi, Maidugiri, Baga)
  • Visiting markets along the borders of Niger and Cameroon
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