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Nigeria presidential hopeful Shekarau defends polio stance


Ibrahim Shekarau is a presidential candidate for the opposition All Nigeria People's Party.

Since 2003 he has been the Governor of Kano - one of Nigeria's most important states. He governs through Sharia law.

In 2004 he suspended a polio vaccination programme in his state. This led to an outbreak across several African countries. Zeinab Badawi asked him if he has any regrets.

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You can watch the full interview on BBC World News on Thursday Wednesday 24th February 2011 at 0430, 0930, 1530 and 2130 GMT and on BBC News Channel at 0430 and 2330.

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