The wife of the Executive Governor of Taraba state, Anna Darius Ishaku has just flagged off a family planning awareness creation and service provision in Bali and Gassol local government areas.
Represented by her Special Adviser on Administration Nungrimam Dashe, Anna Darius performed the exercise in Garin Makeri also Known as Darius Village.
The Governor’s wife explained that the awareness is aimed at enlightening women and their husbands on the importance of child spacing.
She lamented that she was touched by the ugly incident of child trafficking act carried in the areas where about seventy two children were intercepted and are now at state government’s custody.
She told parents to take good care of their children and never to give them out to somebody who may come in the name of help to secure their future.
The Regional Behavioral Change Communication and Marketing Officer, Marie Stopes, Ibrahim Yusuf said the organization is bent on providing services on reproductive Health and Child Spacing to family across the globe.
Also commenting, Executive Secretary Primary Health Care Development Agency, Aminu Hassan Jauro Represented by Director, Community Health Service, Chindo Usman Zakari said the program is organised to create awareness to mothers on child spacing for a healthy family.
Earlier, the Kaigama Kam Maigandi Manu Kaigama Appreciated the Governor’s wife, Marie Stopes and Primary Health Care Development Agency for reaching his subjects with family planning awareness and pledged maximum support to ensure success of the event.
The awareness campaign was organised by Marie Stopes, Primary Health Care Development Agency in collaboration with Hope Afresh Foundation, Taraba.