Osun state government says it is making frantic efforts towards combating maternal mortality in the state.
Wife of the State Governor, Mrs Kafayat Oyetola stated this at Osun State General Hospital, Asubiaro ,Osogbo during presentation of gifts to mother of the first baby of the year.
Mrs Oyetola reiterated the vision of the state government to give special attention to women and children in the state.
The first lady advised parents to inculcate good cultural behavior in their children for them to be good ambassadors of the state.
The parents of first baby Olaide Adeyemi and Oluwaferanmi Oladosu expressed gratitude to the wife of the governor for the gesture
The baby of the year is a male child delivered at 12:09 am at the state government hospital board Asubiaro as he weighed 3.1 kg at birth.