Akwa Ibom First Lady Places Multiple Birth Mothers On Monthly Stipends

Akwa Ibom First Lady Places Multiple Birth Mothers On Monthly Stipends

In an attempt to cushion the harsh economic conditions families of multiple babies face, the wife of Akwa Ibom State governor, Mrs Patience Eno has promised to place mothers of triplets and twins on monthly stipends of One Hundred Thousand Naira and Fifty Thousand Naira respectively accross the three senatorial districts of the state.

Mrs Eno who made the promise at the weekend during an Empowerment Programme for mothers of multiple birth children in Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District, explained that the provision of monthly stipends to the families is to ameliorate the burden of caring for multiple birth children.

While congratulating the mothers of the multiple birth children, the First Lady urged them to take good care of their babies whom she described as blessings from God, pledging her continuous support to families in the state.

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Her words, “You have seen the goodness and the kindness of God. It is worth celebrating and that is why you and I are here today. I love twins and that is why I put everything I can into this. I want you to appreciate this love further by loving these children.

“These children will bring you good and they will do you good. They will bring you blessings. With these children, your fame will spread abroad. People will come to respect you because of these babies you are carrying. ”

In his remarks, the Chairman Transition Committee, Ikot Ekpene Local Government Council, Mr. John Etim welcomed the Governor’s Wife and poured encomium on her for the consistency of the programme, which has made the people of Ikot Ekpene and other Local Government Areas part of the beneficiaries. He also described the Umo Eno administration as an impactful and people driven government and promised that the Ikot Ekpene people will continually support the administration to deliver on her ARISE Agenda.

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The President, Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District Women Forum, Hon. Inibehe Silas, lauded the Governor’s wife, Pastor Patience Eno for her support to mothers of multiple birth children in the Senatorial District whom she described as Special mothers, noting that the kind gestures will lessen the burden associated with taking care of multiple birth children especially with the present economic realities.

Highpoint of the event was the sharing of baby packs and cash to beneficiaries by the Wife of the Governor and other Female stakeholders at the event.