Federal government to invest in Family Planning services

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has reiterated the federal government’s commitment to investing in Family Planning services, identifying it as a critical tool for the country to reap demographic dividend.

Speaking at the fifth family planning conference held in Abuja with the theme “Family Planning Investment, Innovation and Inclusiveness,” Osinbajo said for Nigeria to transform from a nation of promise and potential to one of the most productive economies in the world, it needs to invest in family planning.

Osinbajo, who was represented by the Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, said the theme of the conference is very apt because the country needs to increase its family planning services across board.

He described family planning as a smart, cost effective and lifesaving tool the country needs to invest in, for economic and social development.

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