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The wife of the member representing Nsit Atai State Constituency of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Mrs Dorcas Esset in collaboration with the Akwa Ibom First Lady’s pet project, Family Empowerment and Youth Reorientation Path Initiative (FEYReP) puts smiles on the faces of pregnant women as she marks 2019 birthday, today.

As guest of honour, First Lady of Akwa Ibom State, Mrs. Udom Emmanuel cautioned women over unregulated pregnancies and healthy family planning.

She also charged teenage mothers to desist from unwanted pregnancy and unprepared motherhood. She charged young girls to be self aware inorder to avoid unprepared motherhood.

Furthermore, Deaconess Martha Emmanuel appreciated Mrs. Esset for her thoughtfulness in choosing to celebrate her birthday with women of the area and for the effort to ensure women feel the impact of governance at the grassroot.

Martha’s PregnaCare outreach afforded pregnant women a first hand opportunity to hear from a team of medical professionals including senior nurses, midwives and doctors.

Leading the medical team, Dr. Otobong Asuquo admonished the pregnant women on anti natal and post natal best practices, safe sex, family planning and delivery expectancy.

Earlier, the host and convener of the outreach, Mrs. Dorcas Mark Esset appreciated the First Lady for initiating the much celebrated FEYReP which according to her has turned around the fortunes of Akwa Ibom women and girls.

Mrs. Dorcas Esset eulogized FEYReP Initiative as a project which has positively affected lives while creating the much needed awareness and self realization among women of the state.

“It is my utmost believe that today’s programme will go a long way in curbing mortality, child morbidity and enhance the general well-being of our women and girls in Nsit Atai. Thus, I implore all participants to take adequate advantage of today’s activity and to take the lessons back home”.

The member representing Nsit Atai state constituency, AKHA, Elder Mark Esset appreciated the women for always heeding their call and for their massive support for them at all times.

Member representing Nsit Atai, Rt. Hon. Esset acknowledged the First Lady for honoring their invitation inspite the stress from previous night’s carol festival. He thanked the wife for being a reliable pillar of support.

Also presence on the occasion included; Coordinator of FEYReP, Mrs. Ime Ephraim Inyang; Nsit Atai Political Leader and Commissioner for Housing, Otuekong Raphael Bassey; the Chairman Nsit Atai, Hon. Emem Ibanga and the Paramount ruler of the area, HRM (Edidem) Peter Okon Effiong. They unanimously appreciated Mrs. Dorcas Esset for her kind gesture.

Highpoint of the event was the cutting of Mrs. Dorcas Esset’s birthday cake led by the First Lady. Also, distribution of delivery packs to Pregnant women and Christmas packages to participants formed the agenda of the event.


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