Mouka, Nigeria’s leading manufacturer of mattresses and other bedding products, has celebrated families with babies born on New Year’s Day 2023 in fulfillment of its commitment to add value to life.

Mouka participated in celebration events to welcome newborns at 13 public health centers in Lagos, Oyo, Ogun, Edo, Imo, Enugu, Rivers, Cross River, Akwa Ibom, Kaduna, Kano and Plateau states.

From left to right: Managing Director Mouka, Mr. Femi Fapohunda, First Lady of the Governor of Lagos State, Dr. (Mrs.) lbijokeSanwo-Olu, Wife of the Lieutenant Governor, Mrs. OluremiHamzat and Chief Medical Director, University Teaching Hospital lakes state [LASUTH]Prof. Adetokunbo O. Fabanwo at the presentation of Mouka’s first baby of the year in Alausa, Lagos.

In Lagos, the market leader in the Nigerian sleep industry joined the First Lady of Lagos State, Dr. (Mrs.) lbijoke Sanwo-Olu, at selected public health facilities across the metropolis, during the which Mouka gave gifts to the mothers of the first babies at the Eti-Osa Maternal and Child Center [MCC],Lekki-Ajah, Ebute-Meta General Hospital and Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ayinke House, Ikeja, all in Lagos State. Giveaways included pillows, Dino mats and Dreamtime Baby mattresses.

The Special Guest of Honor, First Lady of Lagos State, Dr. [Mrs.]Claudiana Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu was accompanied by the wife of the Lieutenant Governor, Mrs. Oluremi Hamzat, Dr. Abayomi Majekodunmi, Lagos State Health Commissioner, the Permanent Secretary of the Lagos State Ministry of Health, Dr. Olusegun Ogboye and other top Government officials visiting selected hospitals as part of the annual program to celebrate babies born on New Year’s Day in Lagos State.

Baby Iromain Ayinde, a woman who weighed 2.9 kg and who was born at exactly 12:02 am to Ms. Iromain, was the first baby of the year at the Ebute-Meta General Hospital, while the first babies of the year at Lagos State University Teaching Hospital [LASUTH], Ikeja were triplets delivered by caesarean section by Mrs. Olufoye. The first child, a female, weighing 2.2 kg, was born at exactly 12:07 am; the second child, a boy who weighed 2 kg, was born at 2:08 a.m., while the third child, a boy who weighed 2.1 kg, was born at 12:09 a.m.

Dr. Sanwo-Olu said welcoming newborns is a symbolic and meaningful event that provides assurance that human heritage is passed on to the next generation.

”The gift of a new baby is priceless from Almighty God and, as in many cultures, around the world, the birth of a child brings good fortune to society. We are here today not only to celebrate a new life, but also to look for opportunities to make a difference in the lives of people who need our help. Always keeping in mind that our show of love, kindness and compassion is just an extension of gratitude to our creator for the same grace that he has bestowed on us.

While congratulating the parents of the newborns, the First Lady praised all the philanthropists; as well as corporate entities such as Mouka, especially the Management of the main manufacturer of mattresses and other bedding products headed by Mr. Femi Fapohunda, who was a special guest during the event for having been constantly involved in this type of associations to complement vision and efforts. of the State Government in the health sector over the years.

Commenting on the initiative, Mouka’s managing director, Mr. Femi Fapohunda, said that as a promoter of sleep quality, the brand continues to advocate for a healthy sleep culture, especially from childhood. That’s why Mouka donated Dreamtime mattresses, specially designed with children in mind, for the first babies of the year.

The Dreamtime mattress is waterproof yet breathable to keep you cool and comfortable at night. It’s also made with just the right foam density to keep kids comfortable while they sleep.

Fapohunda pointed out that the quality of sleep is associated with a healthy physical and cognitive development of children, which is why it is associated with the program worthy of the First Lady of Lagos, which brings relief to the families of the first babies.

Earlier in his remarks, Health Commissioner Professor Akin Abayomi thanked the wife of the Lagos State Governor, Dr. [Mrs] Claudiana Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu for holding the Annual First Baby of the Year event, stating that the State Government and corporate organizations like Mouka have given great support and commitment to the well-being of mothers and children, especially regarding to the quality, efficiency and delivery of accessible health services in Lagos State.

”This event is one of the special events through which the Lagos State government and corporate organizations show commitment and support for the well-being of mothers and children and I am proud of the Lagos State Health Family for provide quality healthcare service. delivered to the population,” said the Commissioner.

Expressing their joy, the parents of a set of LASUTH-born triplets, Mr. and Mrs. Olufoye, congratulated Mouka on the valuable gift items.

Last year, the socially responsible company also partnered with the Lagos State First Lady’s Office to celebrate the first babies of the year in Lagos.

Similar presentations also took place simultaneously by Mouka at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Hospital in Shagamu, Ogun State, the University College Hospital [UCH]Ibadan, Edo State Specialized Hospital in Benin City, Edo State, as well as other selected public healthcare facilities in Imo, Enugu, Rivers, Cross River, Akwa Ibom, Kaduna, Kano and Plateau states.

For over 63 years, Mouka has grown to become Nigeria’s preferred brand of mattresses and other bedding products.

Mouka has a wide range of quality products including the Royal Luxury Pillow Top Mattress, Wellbeing Orthopedic Mattress range, Mondeo Firm Innerspring Mattress, Wellbeing Memory Foam Topper and a range of pillows to help Nigerians sleep well and wake up refreshed.