26th December, 2013
Wife of the Rivers State Governor Dame Judith Amaechi on Wednesday visited the first baby delivered at the Braithwaite Memorial Specialist Hospital.
However at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Judith Amaechi met three babies, rather than one waiting for her.The triplets took the medal of arriving first on Christmas day.
Mrs Amaechi who also visited orphanage homes charged Nigerians to cater for the well being of less privileged children.
She presented cash gifts and other items to the children.
She also restated her determination to better the lots of the Nigerian child through her non-governmental organisation , The Empowerment Support Initiative,ESI.
Amaechi’s wife who also spoke during her visit to the chief medical doctor of UPTH, Prof. Arron Ojule said the ESI’s early child education centre has achieved its set objective and pledges her determination to improve on the rights of the children.
She said Christmas symbolises love and peace adding that Nigerians must learn to emulate Christ whose birth symbolizes redemption for mankind.
She vowed to ensure that children are given their pride of place in the policy thrust of Governor Amaechi’s administration.