Nigeria: SMILES, USAID identifies over 30,000 unregistered births in parts of Benue

Published: 18/Jul/2018
Source: Vanguard

The Sustainable Mechanism for Improving Livelihoods and Household Empowerment, SMILES, in collaboration with the United States Agency for International Development, USAID, has identified over 30,000 children without birth registration and certificates in parts of Benue state  This was disclosed at the weekend in an advocacy meeting the organizations had with the National Population Commission, NPopC, to ensure a mop up by registering the new born and issuing birth certificates to benefiting children.

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Themes: Identity Documents, Birth Registration
Regions: West Africa, Nigeria
Year: 2018