Wow! Not even Lagos or Ibadan? According to the incumbent Governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, the state has been identified has the largest baby producer in West Africa.
20 babies are produced per day under the Mother and Child initiative of the first lady of the state. And the state has recorded safe deliveries of 7,600 pregnancies in just a year. (7,600? That’s a serious stat)
Ondo State governor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko revealed this during a monthly vigil organized by his government for citizens of the state. He added that only 15 fatal cases had been recorded so far. And while the Mother and Child pet project recorded 7,600 safe births in 2003 alone, the largest health institution in Nigeria had only 2,500 deliveries.