A statement by the Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, that girls World Health Organization deliver at primary health care facilities within the state would tend N500 has caused outrage from Nigerians.
The Governor created the statement on weekday throughout a programme on Channels tv, Sunrise Daily.
Ikpeazu aforesaid, “Abia State has keyed into the fundamental insurance for pregnant girls. If you provide birth in any of our centres, you get N500. Delivery is free; they offer you a delivery pack and N500, that is running for the vulnerable members of the society.”