09 October 2020 by Eugene Ngwu.
The All Progressives Congress, APC controlled States have proposed six months maternity leave to promote exclusive breastfeeding and check Malnutrition in children.
This is contained in a communique in Abuja after a virtual meeting of Secretaries to State Governments of APC controlled States under the platform of the Progressives Governors Forum,PGF.
The communique stresses the need to enlighten Nigerians especially breastfeeding mothers on the benefits of good nutrition for healthy growth of children.
It therefore, urges all APC Governors to map out strategy to raise awareness on maltrinution and its consequences on children.
The communique also adopts a framework on the promotion of Child nutrition in APC States.