The wife of the Nigerian President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has asked medical experts are other concerned individuals to double effort to end Tuberculosis (TB) in Nigeria. 

The wife of the President, who is a Global Tuberculosis Champion and Ambassador emphasised that TB was curable and treatable.

In a video on her Facebook page, Mrs Buhari reminded Nigerians that TB test and treatment were free and she highlighted one task that everyone must be involved in. 

"I therefore ask all Nigerians and everyone living in Nigeria to FIND TB AND TREAT TB," she added.

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Tuberculosis is a potentially serious infectious bacterial disease that mainly affects the lungs. 

The diseases, which can also affect other parts of the body, is usually caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis.