Thursday, January 2, 2014

Patience Jonathan visits New year baby in Abuja

The baby was born at 12:45 a.m.
on Wednesday.

The First Lady, Patience Jonathan,
on Wednesday, visited the first
baby of the year at the Gwarimpa
General Hospital in Abuja and
prayed that he would grow in
The first baby, yet to be named,
was born to Mr. and Mrs. Zubairu
at 12.45 a.m. through Caesarean
section and weighed 3.5kg at
Mrs. Jonathan, who was
represented by Onyeka Onwenu,
the Director-General, National
Council for Women Development,
said "babies are special gifts
from God."
"I wish them God's blessings,
peace and tranquility. The
children will grow in peace and
will be great because children
are special gifts from God,'' she
said to journalists after the visit.
Also speaking to journalists,
Ademola Onokomaya, the
Secretary, Hospitals Management
Board, said "our slogan is
healthcare based on quality and
equity to all.
"We are committed to bringing
about quality healthcare to
In an interview with the News
Agency of Nigeria, the elated
mother of the first baby, Fatima
Zubairu, thanked the First Lady
for the visit.
She also thanked her for the gifts
given her and promised to give
the best quality education to the
She said "I am happy and
grateful for this visit and by
Allah's grace, we shall give the
child the best education we can
afford and may God reward the
First Lady for this kind gesture.''
Baby Zubairu was flanked by a
group of 10 other babies also
born on January 1, consisting of
seven boys.

Source: premium Time

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