…Hail for her Nutrition Promotion Campaign
By Daniel Ezeigwe
Anambra Governor’s wife, Mrs Nonye has said that one of the primary objectives of her healthy living project is to lead a strategic nutrition campaign aimed at addressing malnutrition and undernutrition among women and children within the state.
The governor’s wife who stated this during her meeting with members of Nutrition Society of Nigeria (NSN)in Awka, pointed out that many household illnesses and deaths are caused by poor food choices.
She decried the ravaging diseases in children and emphasized on the need to educate people on the importance of consuming nutritious foods as promoting proper nutrition is vital for sustaining life and preventing diseases.
In addition to partnering with nutritionists and dieticians, Mrs Soludo urged mothers to take advantage of organic produce such as vegetables since they contain essential nutrients necessary for maintaining good health.
The Nutrition Society of Nigeria is a non-governmental association founded in 1963 at the University of Ibadan and largest gathering of stakeholders in nutrition in Nigeria.
Dr Justina Okoli, President of NSN Anambra State Chapter lauded Mrs Soludo’s efforts towards promoting healthy living in their community. She expressed interest in collaborating with Mrs Soludo’s NGO towards achieving similar goals while emphasizing how technocrats within the field could assist them in developing sustainable components for their project.