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Ogun Dep Gov’s wife showers gifts on nursing mothers, school children

By  Funmi Ajumobi
To commemorate this year breastfeeding week, Mrs Olufunmilayo Adesegun, wife of Ogun State Deputy Governor, showered gift items including baby clothing, bed sheet, diapers, socks, shawl, blanket on nursing mothers in Ago-Iwoye and villages in Ijebu North Local Government of Ogun State in collaboration with Helping Hands Initiative, USA, a non government organisation.

In line with this year’s breast feeding week celebrated under the theme, “Breastfeeding Support: Close to Mothers”, Adesegun said mothers needed to be assisted and encouraged with a consenting understanding that breastfeeding is the best investment in human development as it helps the child to be intelligent, responsible and in turn useful to the society, hence her decision to appreciate the complying mothers.

Adesegun noted that breast feeding is the best natural food for a new born baby as it has no disadvantage on the new babies or the mothers; rather, it has all the nutrition and contain anti-biotic which can protect the baby against any childhood diseases and also help mothers prevent unwanted pregnancies and controls their weight.


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