APC governors to implement 6 months exclusive breastfeeding, maternity leave


The All Progressives Congress, APC, controlled States have resolved to prioritise the integration of Maternal and Child Nutrition into the Primary Healthcare Delivery Services to include six months exclusive breastfeeding and maternity leave.

They have also resolved to strengthen regular processes of information sharing on issues of security management among APC controlled States to facilitate synergy of initiatives and proactive responses.

A statement at the end of a meeting of the Secretaries to APC States Government in Lafia, Nasarawa State, recommends strengthening Security Committees at the Local Government Levels and ensure that all stakeholders, especially traditional and religious take more responsibility.

The statement signed by the Director-General of the Progressives Governors’ Forum, PGF Dr. Salihu Lukman and the Secretary to Nasarawa State Government, Mr. Muhammad Aliyu, stresses the need to continually mobilise resources for the legal framework for the implementation of a Security Trust Fund.

It reaffirms the commitment of APC State governments to work with the Federal Government under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that every part of Nigeria is safe.


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