By Abdulgafar Oladimeji
Nutrition Society of Nigeria, NSN, Kano state chapter has implored pregnant and lactating mothers to imbibe the practice of good hygiene and exclusive breast feeding , hinting that the practice is the sole route to producing a productive society.
The chairman NSN Kano state chapter, Ibrahim Isiyaku in his remarks, during an outreach programme held at Jaba community, Fagge local government, in Kano state last Saturday said the essence of the outreach is targeted at educating breast feeding mothers and Caregivers on the importance of exclusive breast feeding couple with other hygienic values.
He added that at the programme the participants were alerted on the dangers associated with failure by pregnant mothers to attend ANC session,
Isiyaku further appealed to pregnant and lactating mothers to invest on their personal and household personal hygiene, adding that the nutrition consciousness amongst women determines the productive development of any society.
Our correspondent reports that the outreach supported by Ajino-Moto included the carrying out of the assessment of nutrition status of children under -5, habitants in Jaba community.