The Federal Government (FG) has said it is committed to birth control, fertility regulation in the country.

It said the commitment also includes the reduction of maternal and child mortality and fertility control through family planning.

Director Family Health Department of the Federal Ministry of Health, Dr. Salma Ibrahim, who made the statement, said President Muhammadu Buhari showed his commitment to the cause by approving the revised birth control policy.

Although the process was greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the government is determined to work on regulating the population, especially in terms of security, economy, social protection, job creation and infrastructural development.

Source: Grace Obike