The immediate past Governor of Osun state, Rauf Aregbesola, has said that birth control to check the population of Nigeria is the way to go if the Country is to avoid many problems that lie ahead.
Tag: Family planning
An expert in Reproductive Health, Dr Mercy Panyi, has said that low uptake of family planning is a major factor for Nigeria’s population growth with attendant negative influences on quality of life of the people and socio-economic gains for the country.
Population growth is a controversial topic because, in the not-too-distant past, some countries tried to control population growth with abusive, coercive policies, including forced sterilization. Now, human rights are again at the centre of the discussion about family planning, where they belong.