Governor M. A. Abubakar yesterday paid a special visit to Hajia Fuzaimatu, the woman who became popular by giving birth to quadruplets early this month. The Governor who was ably represented by his Special Assistant on Communications, Shamsuddeen Lukman Abubakar, made the visit at federal Medical Centre Azare, to check on the health of the mother and children, and also to provide assistance.
The visit which was part of regular hospital checks carried out by government officials since the inception of this administration saw the mother of four receiving gifts of food stuffs and other items. Present at the visit were Muhammad Nuraddeen SA Communications also the husband, Mallam Sa’idu; Head of Social Welfare, PRO Medical Centre, Nurses, and other well-wishers.
The Medical Staff in charge intimated the team that 3 of the quadruplets died, while the surviving child is receiving critical care.
He added that the babies were tiny at birth with their weights ranging from 0.9 – 1.2 kg against the normal baby weight range of 2.5 – 3.5 kg.
The father of the quadruplets, Mallam Sa’idu on behalf of the family expressed his sincere gratitude to the Governor of Bauchi State and the entourage. Hajia Fuzaimatu shed tears of joy, and expressed delight and happiness that the Governor of the state can identify with her family. She maintained that she will never forget the kind action of the Governor.
Paying condolences and congratulations on behalf of the Governor and people of Bauchi State; SA Communications, Shamsuddeen Lukman told the family to take heart on the loss of 3 of their 4 children. He reiterated the government’s commitment to those in the grassroots, while urging the Medical team to give both mother and child adequate medical attention.
Recall that since the inception of this administration, top government officials pay periodic hospital visits to citizens in hospitals, to empathise and help those with critical needs where possible.
Shamsuddeen Lukman Abubakar
SA Communications to His Excellency the Governor of Bauchi State