PGF Advocates 6 Months Maternity leave To Check Malnutrition In Children

8 March 2021 Eugene Ngwu

The Progressives Governors Forum, PGF, has advocated six months maternity leave for nursing mothers in APC controlled States for better growth of both mother and child.

This is contained in a statement in Abuja by secretaries of the State Governments of Jigawa and Plateau, Alhaji Adamu Fanini and Professor Danladi Atu during a meeting of Secretaries to State Governments of APC States.

According to the statement, they resolved to encourage women to practice six months exclusive breastfeeding as it contributes to the healthy development of children.

The statement also emphasizes on the need for good nutrition for healthy growth of children who are the future leaders of the Country.

It further states the need for the Country to attain food security to check Malnutrition in children.

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