Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, Daju Kachollom, has reiterated government commitment to achieve a modern Contraceptive Prevalence Rate of 27 per cent by 2024.

He made the commitment at the opening of a 2-day annual national Pause and Reflect Moment meeting.

The meeting, which was organised by the Society for Family Health’s Adolescent 360 programme, had the theme: Consolidating the Gains of Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health Programming in Nigeria.

Kachollom, who was represented by the Director, Family Health, Dr Stella Nwosu, said that the commitment was not merely a target but a promise to the nation’s youth.

According to Kachollom, collaboration with state governments have been instrumental in achieving the results recorded so far.

The Managing Director, Society for Family Health, Omokhudu Idogho, said that over the years, Society for Family Health in close partnership with government and partners had pushed forward to advance gender equality and further the empowerment of women and girls.