The wife of Osun State Governor, Mrs Sherifat Aregbesola in her usual way of welcoming first baby in the state every new year, stormed the State Hospital, Osogbo and presented gifts to the 2018 First Baby in the state.
The first lady who visited the hospital located at Asubiaro area very early in the morning took time off to play with the baby.
The first lady rejoiced with the parents of the lucky child and showered the child with prayers and also presented gifts to the family.
The Governor’s wife was accompanied by the state Commissioner for Health, Dr Rafiu Isamotu and other senior officials of the ministry of health and top government functionaries in the state.
The Parents of First Baby, Mr and Mrs Okewumi Abodun expressed gratitude to the wife of the governor for her gesture as they received the gifts on behalf of the baby.
The father of the baby, Mr Abjodun lauded the initiative of the wife of the governor and expressed appreciation to her for the gifts.
The wife of the governor said she was happy that she was able to sustain the programme in the past eight years and promised to continue doing it after the administration of her husband.
According to her: "I have been doing things like this before my husband became governor. I’m happy and grateful to God that I was able to sustain it since we started eight years ago. I will keep it up even after the administration. I feel very elated that we are here today for the last one under this administration."
The wife of the governor also presented gifts to other new mothers at the hospital. All the women at the maternity ward expressed appreciation to the fist lad.