Prevalence of Schistosoma haematobium among Primary School Pupils in Zaki Local Gogernment Area of Bauchi State (Published)
The prevalence of Schistosoma haematobium, and its effects on the academic performance of primary School pupils in Zaki local government of Bauchi State. The research design was experimental and a complete randomized design was adopted in sampling, samples of urine was collected from three primary schools in Zaki Local Government area ,50 specimen bottles we’re distributed to each school, and 133 samples were successfully returned. The samples were transported to the laboratory and were experimented using a urine sediment preparation method. 19 Ova were detected in central primary School Zaki with (46.34%) prevalence, 20 ova detected in Galadima primary School with ( 40%) prevalence and 17 ova were detected in central primary School Sakwa with (40.48%) prevalence. It was concluded that Schistosomiasis is prevalent ( mild prevalence) in Zaki local government area of Bauchi State. Knowledge of personal hygiene and how to be safe when coming in contact with fresh water containing snails has to adopt and finally there should be safe source of water available.
Citation: Isa M.K., Jahun U.A., Zagi A. (2023) Prevalence of Schistosoma haematobium among Primary School Pupils in Zaki Local Gogernment Area of Bauchi State, European Journal of Biology and Medical Science Research, Vol.10, No.4, pp.,1-5
Keywords: Bauchi, Schistosoma haematobium, State, Zaki, primary school pupils
Assessing the Perception of People on Environmental Resource Curse of Oil and Gas Exploration in Bauchi and Gombe State Nigeria (Published)
Oil and Gas exploration was commissioned in Bauchi and Gombe state Nigeria in the year 2019 and the two states were about to be listed among oil and gas producing states in the North East Nigeria, after the discovery of oil in Niger Delta region 60 years ago. However, the communities’ optimism has widened on the perception that the oil and gas sectors were the turning point fortune for social, economical, and improvement in the infrastructural and better standards of living. However, the implications is the environmental pollution impact on the communities which will affects adversely the environment and health wellbeing, as such it will invariably dwindle its optimism. Conflict may also resurface among the peaceful leaving communities. The study explored communities’ misgivings regarding the environmental consequences of the oil and gas sectors. Through positive and negative expectation Data was collected for the study with the help of questionnaire. The findings revealed that majority of the people who were served with questionnaire were pessimistic about the prospects of oil and gas sectors for insuring national development and income distribution. It has been concluded that the communities have little information about the environmental impacts hence, eventually considered it as resource curse. It has been therefore recommended that strict compliance to environmental policy action such as imposition of market base instrument environmental taxation in particular to protect the environment against the presence Cul-de-sac.
Keywords: Bauchi, Environment, Nigeria, Oil and Gas, Pollution, gombe