‘54,000 unsafe abortions occur in Benue yearly’
2nd May 2019
Rose Ejembi, Makurdi
A gynaecologist with the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Makurdi, Dr. Chisa Ugboaja, has revealed that 54,000 unsafe abortions occurred in Benue State annually with over 60 percent ending in severe injuries or even death.
The medical practitioner, who also canvassed the need for the state government to create a budget line for family planning, decried the high level of unsafe abortion in the state.