Children’s Day: Governor Inuwa Vows To Provide Adequate Care, Opportunities For Children To Realize Their Full Potentials
As Gombe State Children join their counterparts the world over to celebrate Children’s Day, Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has reiterated his administration’s commitment to continually prioritize the wellbeing of children for a secure and brighter future to guarantee a prosperous society.
According to a press release on Friday 27th May 2022 signed by the Director-General (Press Affairs) Gombe Government House, Ismaila Uba Misilli, he said that referring to this year’s theme of the International Children’s Day celebration, “Strengthening Supporting Systems for the Protection of the Nigerian Child: A Wake Up Call”, Governor Inuwa emphasized that his administration will provide adequate care and opportunities for children to realize their full potentials.
He said his government will continue to strengthen measures that will revamp the education sector in the state by ensuring that out-of-school children and those of school age, especially girls enjoy basic and sound education, considering their place and importance in the attainment of the sustainable development goals (SDGs).’
Governor Inuwa called on parents, community leaders, teachers, and all involved in children’s upbringing to take mentoring seriously and provide them with a good leadership example.
While describing children as the hope and essence of the state and nation, the Governor vowed to provide opportunities for them to contribute to societal development, even as he expressed resolve to tackle incidents of child abuse.