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AISHA BUHARI CALLS FOR IMPROVEMENT IN HEALTH AND WELL BEING OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN

By Adebisi Adeyemi, Lagos

The Wife of the President Her Excellency Aisha Buhari has called on the wives of Governors of the South West in Nigeria to continue to collaborate for the improvement in the health and well being of women and children

Mrs Buhari represented by the wife of the speaker of the House of representatives Mrs Gimbiya Dogara was speaking at the three day training workshop on advocacy for Reproductive, Maternal Newborn, Adolescent Health and Nutrition (RMNCAH+N) in Abeokuta Ogun State, Mrs Gimbiya Dogara, noted it was important that every one of us takes responsibility and strategic action to address these concerms in our immediate environment.

Earlier the wife of the Governor of Ogun State Mrs Olufunso Amosun said no woman should die in the process of giving birth and neither should children die in the process of coming to life. Therefore, adequate healthcare facilities and right nutrition are essential and we should all strive and work towards attaining this.

The workshop is a follow up to commitment made by the founder Aisha Buhari foundation and the wives of governors at a stakeholders meeting held in Abuja in October 2017

The 2017 event was held to build alliances that will help strengthen advocacy for RMNCAH+N at the state level.

Present at the Ogun state event were all the south western state  governors wives H.E Olufunso Amosun , wife of governor Ogun State,

H.E. Feyisetan Fayose wife of Governor Ekiti State, H.E. Betty Akeredolu, Wife of Governor Ondo State, H.E. Sherifat  Aregbesolal wife of Governor Osun State,

H.E Bolanle Ambode wife of Governor Lagos State, and H.E. Janet Adeyemo wife of Governor Oyo State representing

Along with their technical officers and the Executive Secretaries of the Primary Health care Development Agencies

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