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How Borno Tops List Of Birth Registration Rates

How Borno Tops List Of Birth Registration Rates

Children's Health, NEWS
The Borno State Director, National Population Commission, NPoPC, Mr. Bukar Gajiram has explained the rationale behind the State’s outstanding performance in birth registration despite the spate of insurgency in the area. According to him, the success was as a result of several strategic partnerships and commitments ent ered into by the state state commission. Today, Borno is leading states like Lagos, Kano among others with a current birth registration rate of 363,316, 172,878 boys and 190,438 girls respectively while Bayelsa emerged lowest with 14,876, 7,567 boys and 7,309 girls, which translated to an aggregate of 15 percent and 3 percent under one and five years registration. “Statistics from the country’s RapidSMS Dashboard on Birth Registration (2015 – 2017) revealed that Kano State