By Seeker Otu/Itam Ekpe
The Wife of The Governor, Dr. Linda Ayade has again demonstrated her humanitarian and philanthropic gesture by donating items worth thousands of naira to the 2016 baby of the year.
The baby boy born to the family of Mrs. Stella Nwachukwu was delivered at The University of Calabar Teaching Hospital at exactly 2:30am few hours into the New Year, and a baby girl followed a few hours later. The baby girl was born to the family of Joy William Edem Friday.
Receiving the wife of The Governor, the Chief Medical Director CMD, Dr. Thomas Agan, welcomed her and her entourage to the hospital and led them to the maternity ward where the new born babies were kept.
Dr. Linda Ayade congratulated the mother of the first baby and wished the mother of the second baby speedy recovery as she was still receiving medical attention in the theater.
Receiving the babies from the hospital’s Head of Nursing, Mrs. Victoria Abang, the governor’s wife welcomed the New Year babies into Cross River state, after which gifts worth thousands of naira were given to the babies.
Dr. Linda Ayade reiterated her commitment to good health and child and maternal healthcare, pointing out that as a medical doctor, she was committed to health care services. The Governor’s wife also gave gifts to the nurses and doctors and thanked them for working during the holidays.
To support the Governor’s wife, Dr. Mrs. Chioma Gershom-Bassey, the wife of the Senator representing Southern Senatorial District, also presented gifts to the New Year baby. The hospital management in the same spirit presented gifts items to the New Year babies.
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