The Federal Government has warned Nigerians, especially nursing mothers and pregnant women, against patronising quack nurses for their health care.
The FG also urged nursing mothers and pregnant women to embrace Primary Health Centres built in their domains to avert needless death.
A statement on Tuesday said the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals, Joke Orelope-Adefulire, made the call in Lagos at the inauguration of the Iru Estate Primary Health Centre.
She also asked Nigerians to be wary of the kind of people they consult for medical attention.
The centre was built by the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals.
She said, “This health facility was constructed in commemoration of the first year in office of the monarch of Iru kingdom, Oba Wasiu Gbolahan Lawal.
“We need you to utilise this place effectively. Please don’t patronise local nurses and uncertified health workers. Patronise only the professionals. Series of health challenges like kidney failure, heart failure are caused by the people who sell expired drugs.”
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