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Aisha Buhari Wife of president lauded for promoting mother and child health care

Aisha Buhari has been lauded for her promotion of mother and child health care since her husband, President Muhammadu Buhari took over the leadership of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

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Aisha Buhari has been lauded for promoting mother and child health care

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The wife of Nigeria's president, Aisha Buhari has been lauded by a gender activist for her advocacy, mobilization and promotion of mother and child health in the country.

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According to an article by Afolake Araoye, a social and gender activist, Hajia Buhari 's intervention and support for many nursing mothers across the country, especially those in rural areas points out to the fact that she is not leaving anything to chance at ensuring that the plight of women and children is attended to by the present government.

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"With the help of local and international donor agencies and development partners within and outside of Nigeria, Hajia Buhari is already championing the Mother and Child vision because she simply believes that the health of women and children goes a long way at providing a measure of development for any country and the world at large," Araoye disclosed.

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Araoye further said that Hajia Buhari’s new venture, development partners and other inter agency bodies are already indicating willingness to support this new milestone in the country's bid to eliminate malnutrition and maternal/new born deaths.

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