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Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari yesterday flagged off her pet project tagged “Project Future Assured” at Ikom township stadium, Cross River State, with the commissioning of Primary Health Centres.
Mrs Buhari hailed Cross River State governor, Senator Ben Ayade for providing an enabling environment for the maternal new born and child health week to kick off.
She also commended Mrs Linda Ayade for launching her foundation.
“I will like to commend the Governor of Cross River State, Pro. Ben Ayade for providing a conducive environment for the official flag off of MNCH week and also congratulate his beautiful wife, Dr. Lynda Ayade for initiating the Meditrix Foundation.
I wish her success in her new role as maternal and child health Ambassador in Cross River State.”
The President’s wife was accompanied by wives of governors of Ebonyi, Oyo, Akwa Ibom, among others.
She reiterated the Federal Government’s desire of bringing quality health care services closer to the people at the grassroots which is the “primary reason for the establishment of one primary healthcare centre in each political ward across the country”
Mrs Buhari assured that she committed to continuing advocasy for the favourable response aimed at accelerating the reduction of maternal new born and child mortality.