May 5, 2021

Mothers: only a healthy child can be a productive citizen – Mrs Buhari

First Lady of Nigeria, Dr. Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has stressed the need for mothers and newborn babies to receive special care, especially around the period of delivery.
The First Lady  made this suggestion in the statement made available to by Aliyu Abdullahi, Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity, (Office of the First Lady).
Mrs Buhari who was represented by the Special Assistant to the President (Special Duties), Mrs‎ Rose Fadi Audu, while speaking at an advocacy visit organized by Future Assured, to reach out to mothers on the need to be more health conscious for themselves and their babies, reiterated the importance of hygiene and nutrition for both mother and baby.
She reminded the women  that only a healthy mother can raise a healthy child and only a healthy can child stand to be a productive citizen.
The Future Assured team delivered maternity packages, which include assorted baby care products to new mothers at Primary Health Care Centers at Lugbe and Dawaki as well as the Dawaki Medical center.

Aisha Buhari Foundation and Future Assured Programme have been at the forefront of campaigns for the health of mothers and new born children.