The Kogi State Governments says the present administration led by Alhaji Yahaya Bello remains committed towards ensuring that Children in the State are protected and free from any kind of fear.


The State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajia Fatima Kabir Buba gave the assurance at 2022 Children’s Day celebration with the theme “A Better Future for Every Child”.


Buba assured that Kogi State Government would not relent in pushing for the rights of all child, including their inalienable right to a good education.

She averred that Nigerian children must be given all the necessary care and attention, especially quality education, that they require to attain their goals in life,

Buba, who noted that she will always identifies with Nigerian children wherever they are, noted that in support of the age-long maxim that children are the leaders of tomorrow, concerted efforts must be done by all well-meaning Nigerians to achieve a better tomorrow for Nigerian children.

The Commissioner assured that she would always champion the cause of the Nigerian children both in Kogi and outside Kogi State.

According to her, the Nigerian children have a lot of potential that must be carefully harnessed through good education and training.

She maintained that the country cannot set aside May 27 every year to celebrate her children without taking decisive action to better their lives.

Buba insist that , all policies, including the legislative framework, must be put in place to give qualitative education to Nigerian children to reduce the number of out-of-school children.


While calling on governments at all levels to come up with programmes and policies that would promote the rights and education of children, Buba equally admonished parents to be responsible and responsive in taking good care and training of their children so that the country would be better for it in future.

Buba added that Governor Yahaya Bello will give priority to Child education when elected as President Federal Republic of Nigeria.

It could be recalled that theNigerian Children’s Day has been celebrated since 1964 on May 27.


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