THE wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, has congratulated the mother of the first baby born at Asokoro District Hospital in Abuja this year, and urged women to raise their children with good morals.
The President’s wife also honoured the baby yesterday as part of the ceremonial celebration to mark the New Year.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that the baby, a female named Destiny Agu, who weighed, 3.7kg was born at 12:12 am to the family of Mr. and Mrs. Uche Agu and.
Represented by the wife of the Speaker of House of Representatives, Mrs. Gimbiya Dogara, Mrs.Buhari said mothers have vital roles in the upbringing of children for a better society.
She said that children are gifts from God, adding that parents needed to strife to avail them the best training.
According to her, Destiny is a point of contact to acknowledge children who were also born in Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) homes, other hospitals and places at the emergence of the New Year.
Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, said the country cared for children, “because they are a ray of hope for the future of the nation.”