Kebbi Gov’s Wife advocates Menstrual Health Education In Nigeria

By Shuaibu Zubair Tatu, Birnin Kebbi

The wife of Kebbi State Governor, Dr. Zainab Shinkafi Bagudu, has advocated for inclusion of Menstrual Hygiene in Health Education Curriculum of the country.

Mrs Bagudu , who is also a Champion and an Advocate of the Girl Child, participated in an international Webinar, lending her voice to the topic; ‘‘Implementing Policies around Menstrual Health Education in Nigeria,” to mark the 2020 World MENSTRUAL HYGIENE DAY .

The day which was marked in Kebbi with a Webinar and Hygiene Program for girls in Alwasa and Bunza towns, on 28th May,2020 were anchored and monitored by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry for Women Affairs, Hajiya Aisha Muhammed Maikurata and the Special Adviser to the Governor on Women Development, Hajiya Zara’u Wali highlighted importance of good Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM).

She also shared some effective approaches used to reach girls in Kebbi State, and experiences on advocaci

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