By Febilola Olayinka Musa
A medical practitioner at the Federal Medical Center ,Bida Niger state, Doctor Ogbogo has expressed concern on the adamant attitude of Bida resident over the family planning program.
He made this known in an interview with wellbeing.com.ng in his office recently.
Dr.Joseph said the effect of not involving in family planning can not be over emphasized as it has brought about untold hunger ,mal nutrition, loss of lives.
He added that, the negligence towards the family planning program is as a result of ignorance, cultural and religious practices and they believe family planning is a way to reduce their population.
“We have done a lot of awareness as regards the family planning program, we have sensitized them severally using different languages for them to understand but there has has not been any positive reaction”, he lamented.
He emphasized on the need for community mobilization in any form of their social gathering to enlighten them on the benefit of family planning as it will bring about a healthier society.