From Ayodele Ajoge, Birnin-Kebbi
Beautiful Minds Foundation For Reproductive Health, a Nongovernmental Organisation in collaboration with Nasifat Nasir Charity Organisations (NNCO) in Kebbi State, has Sensitised Secondary school students on Mensural Hygiene.
Speaking at the event, the Wife of Kebbi state Governor, Hajiya Nafisa Nasir Idris who is also the founder of the organisation (NNCO) Foundation, cautioned female students on Mensural sanitary Hygiene in schools and homes during their mensural period.
The Governor’s wife admonished the students to take proper care of their body hygiene to avoid being infected with diseases during and after mensual discharge.
She called on women to always attend antenatal during pregnancy to avoid complications during birth.
The state Commissioner for Women Affairs, Hajiya Halima Hassan Kamba, observed that, most student don’t realize the impact of unsecured disposal of mensual sanitary pads in schools which can result to having contact with infectious diseases.
She cautioned students on having contact with men after mensual period to avoid pregnancy.
In their separate remarks, the heads of the Nongovernmental Organisations, Fatima Bazata, (G-Toesh) , Dr. Sa’ad Zubairu (Beautiful Minds Foundation) and Alhaji Aminu Attahiru (NNCO) Foundation described the sensitisation as timely when a lot of women has issues and cannot voice out their minds.
They said, the organisations are on common mission and vision of assisting women in skills and education in the state.