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Federal Government To Limit Number Of Children Per Mother

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The Federal Government of Nigeria has said it is working on a policy that would limit the number of children that a mother could have in the country.

The FG stated that traditional rulers and other leaders across the country were being engaged as regards this, adding that the move was aimed at addressing one of the “ great challenges ” in the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan of the Federal Government.

This was made known by the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed while responding to questions during a session at the 24th Nigerian Economic Summit in Abuja.

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Zainab noted that the country’s population had been identified as one of the great challenges confronting the successful implementation of the ERGP. She said;

“We have been engaging traditional rulers and other leaders.

Specifically, we have found out that to be able to address one of the great challenges that we identified in the ERGP , which is the growth in our population, we need to engage these institutions.

“ And we hope that with their support, we will get to a point where we can come out with the policy that limits the number of children that a mother can have because that is important for sustaining our growth. ”

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When asked about the sustainability of the ERGP by successive governments, Ahmed argued that the plan would be sustained as it was purely a document that focused on the development of the Nigerian economy.

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