Wife of Niger State Governor Conducts Free VVF Surgeries for 30 Women in Bida, Niger State.
Wife of the Niger State Governor Dr. Amina Abubakar Bello and Founder of RAiSE Foundation has conducted free VVF surgeries for 30 Women at the Umaru Sanda Ndayako Hospital Bida.
She state that Vesico Vaginal Fistula could be eliminated in Nigeria with proper sensitization and education.
She further stated that prolonged labour is one of the main causes of VVF ‘prolonged labour is the major cause of VVF and instead of going to the Primary Health Care Centers close to them, they try to deliver at home which leads to complications’
‘Eventually, when they are taken to the hospital, the might have lost the child and then developed the condition.
Abubakar also stated that her Foundation has commenced plans to set up a Fistula Center that will serve the North Central as she added that there is none in the zone adding that she is hoping that government will make the Center the center for the zone as there is only one in the North East.
She enjoined Nigerians to join in the fight against VVF saying that it is everybody’s business to join in the sensitization and educating people on the need to access primary health care centers.