Singer Waje calls for improvements in Nigeria’s health sector

Nigerian singer, Aituaje Iruobe aka Waje on Thursday urged the federal government to invest in the development of the country’s health sector.

The singer expressed concern over the precarious state of Nigerian health facilities in a statement on Thursday.

She was reacting to a recent report on the devastating state of primary health care in all 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“I visited primary health care facilities and was shocked by the state of the facilities and equipment,” Waje said.

The singer regretted that several pregnant women died due to the country’s poor health system.

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She added, “I have witnessed the impact of poor health services on the lives of ordinary Nigerians; I have met families who have lost their mothers and wives in childbirth, shared their grief, cried with them and cried with them.

“I cannot, in good conscience, go through all of this and not raise my voice to plead for improvement. Millions of Nigerians are dying because they lack access to basic health care. We have to fix this as soon as possible. »

She urged Nigerians to check out the health report at http://sphcn.ng/ to learn more about primary health care situations in their states and use the findings to demand better health services from their governments. .

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