Since the establishment of a stout TB and Leprosy Control Programme, significant landmarks have been accomplished. Nigeria adopted the Enhanced Global strategy for Further reducing Leprosy 2011-2015, following the attainment of the global Leprosy elimination goal of less than 1 case per 10,000 population in December 1998. Foll. In 2011, a total of 3,623 new leprosy cases was recorded. Ninety-two (92%) of the new cases detected were classified as the infectious MB cases, and 44% were females.