From Ali Galadima,, Bauchi
The Bauchi State Programme Coordinator, The Challenge
Initiative (TCI) Mrs Rabi Ekele has tasked stakeholders to join hands in the
protection of the right of women especially in improving their health status.
Mrs. Rabi Ekele gave the advice in a yesterday while
addressing journalists to commemorate this year’s International Women’s Day.
She said currently her organization is working in synergy
with the State Government through Primary Healthcare Development Agency to
sensitize critical stakeholders on the importance of child birth spacing.
The TCI Coordinator observed that, to achieve this, there is
need for governments to provide functional Healthcare centers with qualified
personnel and other needed equipments.
She called on stakeholders notably, Journalists and Civil
Society Organizations not to relent in supporting the initiative to achieve the
On her part, the State Chairperson of NAWOJ, Mrs Bulak Afsa
while stressing the importance of child birth spacing, said it would assist in
reducing infant, maternal and child mobility.
She said NAWOJ on its part, has already advocated for equal
opportunity to women in order to contribute to the advancement of the society.
Others who spoke at the programme are Hajara Yahaya and Elizabeth Kah requested
religious and community leaders to join hands with stakeholders in order to
succeed at the grassroots especially in the area of child spacing and family
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