Aisha Buhari urges more support for breastfeeding education


Nigeria’s first lady, Aisha Buhari has pledged to support and promote breastfeeding among women through regular education and sensitization by emphasizing the health benefits, urging fathers, family members and society to always encourage the process.

Speaking at an event organized by the State House Clinic to mark World Breastfeeding Week, 2022, Aisha Buhari, who was represented by Rukayyatu Gurin, senior special assistant to the president on administration and women affairs, assured of her commitment towards ensuring that more families accept and adopt the six months exclusive breast feeding for babies.

The first lady, who stressed the importance of sensitisation among key stakeholders, said more effort should be channeled towards addressing the “myth, disinformation and misinformation on breastfeeding.’’

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