No Birth Certificate, No school, Hospital admission for any child

The Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has declared that credential can henceforward be a necessity for the enrollment of any kid into primary faculties across the state.

Akeredolu, WHO created the revelation on Tuesday at a stakeholders meeting on birth registration in Akure the Ondo capital, added that the National Population Commission’s credential yardstick also will apply to youngsters underneath the age of 5 seeking free treatment in government-owned hospitals.

According to the governor, the live became imperative because it would be tough to set up for the unregistered youngsters, thence the necessity for folks to possess their youngsters registered for accelerated development.

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“If we tend to don’t have parturition registration, we tend to cannot set up properly. each kid should have real credential currently before coming into primary faculties in Ondo State,” he said.

Akeredolu, who delineate the programme as nice initiative appealed to communities and spiritual leaders also as, government agency to boost on support and awareness of birth registration in their domains.

Earlier, the married woman of the governor, Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, expressed chafe that nearly half youngsters underneath 5 years within the state weren’t thought-about in socio-economic coming up with and area unit so in danger of lacking access to basic social amenities that would guarantee adequate kid development.