The wife of the President Aisha Buhari has appealed to media practitioners to join the campaign to eliminate tuberculosis in Nigeria.

Aisha said this weekend when she hosted some key stakeholders to a dinner to celebrate TB champions and survivors in Nigeria.

The event was organized by the wife of the President as TB Ambassador in Nigeria to commemorate the World Tuberculosis Day in Abuja.

Aisha urged the media practitioners to assist stakeholders and report cases of tuberculosis from the nooks and cranny of Nigeria.

She also urged stakeholders to make concerted efforts towards providing permanent solution to tuberculosis epidemic in Nigeria.

According to her,  tuberculosis, despite being a curable disease, is still a major health challenge globally and remains the number one infectious killer disease in the world. She challenged stakeholders to commit resources to ensure the end of TB epidemic.