Tue. May 18th, 2021

Mrs. Nkechi Ikpeazu says she is determined to ensure that family planning succeeds in the State.

Mrs. Ikpeazu who stated this in her Conference room after she was decorated as the champion of family planning in the State by Abia Advocacy Care Group on health and the challenge initiative on family planning assured that her office will not relent on its role in girl-child education, campaign for parents to teach their wards to know their genotype before marriage and issues on gender based violence in society.

The wife of the Governor commended the group for their efforts towards sensitization of the public on the importance of family planning and assured that their activities on family planning will be relayed to the Governor who attaches sso much importance to the provision of quality healthcare to Abians.

Speaking earlier, the State Coordinator of family planning in Abia, Dr. Obasesem Edet noted that family planning is important to government hence the increase on its sensitization and disclosed that the visit was to seek support to garner funds for family planning campaigns.

Our government house correspondent Vincent Okogbuo reports that top government officials in the office of the wife of the Governor were present during the occasion.

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