Okowa’s wife tasks couples on number of children 


Dame Edith Okowa, the wife of Delta State governor and founder of 05 Initiative, has stressed the need for couples to give birth to number of children they could properly take care of.

Dame Okowa noted this at the official flag off of Maternal and Child Micro Nutrient Supplement and Mass D-worming by her O5 Initiative in collaboration with the Delta State Primary Healthcare Development Agency.

“She advocated for birth control through a deliberate family planning programme, saying the fight against Nutritional deficiency among pregnant women and children cannot be overemphasized. She urged that all hands must be on deck to achieve the goal.

Speaking in the same vein, “the Chairman of the State Primary Healthcare Development Agency Board and Executive Assistant to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on Primary Healthcare Matters, Dr Isioma Okobah, assured that the agency would take the issue of family planning seriously.

Dr Okobah said, “the advice by the first lady on family planning is striking, which also falls under our purview in the Primary Healthcare Development Agency.

“You know that we also have a family planning stand here where we give family planning advise and give out the family planning products that we have to help with the family planning, so people will give birth to the number of children that they desire and actually can take care of.

“She further advise nursing mothers and women generally, especially those of child bearing age, to always make sure they eat healthy, because when they eat healthy they stay healthy.”


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