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Insecurity and Malnutrition in the North East

Malnutrition is a condition that occurs when people consistently do not consume or absorb the right amounts and types of food and essential nutrients. Research has shown that globally, it contributes to nearly half of all child deaths — that is more than three million children each year.

For about ten years, the North Eastern part of Nigeria has been consumed by the insurgency that has inflicted different degrees of hardship on the citizens of that region. On this edition of issues of the moment, Salem Akindele-Rock discuss the way forward with our guess in the studio, Dr Amaechi Nwokolo of the international terrorism and development strategy consultant (a security expert) and Mr Muhammad Muratala, the programme officer nutrition advocacy of the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC)

Presenter: Salem Akindele-Rock

Producer(s): Uzoma Ogbonna, Fawziyyah Mohammed and Vivian Onovwewhare

2 comments

Andeh Benjamin March 2, 2019 at 7:40 am

I think good governance that is sensitive to the plight of the citizenry will adopt and implement policies that will apply the right technology to make food available for the citizens.From Yola

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Tola March 5, 2019 at 1:14 pm

Thank s for your contribution..

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