Lagos state Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has directed his deputy, Dr. Mrs. Oluranti Adebule to immediately rehabilitate and provide welfare assistance to Mrs. Ruth Uche, the mother of three set of twins whose husband absconded from their home in Agege, Lagos.
The governor’s gesture was made known in a statement signed by the Governors Chief Press Secretary Habib Aruna on Friday.
The governor’s directive followed newspaper publications which narrated the ordeal of the woman, who spoke with reporters during her distress visit to the Government Secretariat, Alausa on Thursday.
According to the Governor who was touched by the woman and her children plights, the responsibility of government is catering for the well-being of the people of the State irrespective of their ethnic, religious or political affiliation which is paramount to his administration.
He assured that his government will continue to provide good leadership that will guarantee adequate protection of lives and properties of all Lagosians.
Her husband, Mr. Benjamin Uche was alleged to have absconded from home as a result of the expected birth of another set of twins from his wife, making it the third in a row.
But acknowledging the present economic situation in the country, the Governor noted that it is not proper for anyone to abandon his family, especially young children that they willingly brought to life, admonishing that it is only when such children are properly taking care of that they can achieve their full potentials in life and become responsible citizens in the future.