60% Of Underaged Children Suffer Acute Malnutrition In Jigawa

Over 60 per cent of children under the age of five years are suffering from impaired growth due to acute severe malnutrition in Jigawa State a survey has revealed. The survey also said that the children are presently witnessing a high degree of stunting as a result of nutrient deficiencies making them prone to infection, inadequate psychosocial stimulation and other life-threatening complications.