Today, being the 26th of May 2016. The Hon. Commissioner Ministry For Women Affairs, Social Development and Integration. Alhaji Aliyu Bello Tola holds press briefing on National Children’s Day Celebration which is coming up on the 27th May, 2016. At conference Hall, Ministry for women Affairs.
According to the Hon. Commissioner, Children’s Day is an annual event celebrated every 27th of May of the year In Nigeria since 1963.
The theme of this years Celebration is “PROTECT THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD IN THE FACE OF VIOLENCE AND INSECURITY; END CHILD MARRIAGE” The commissioner said “this theme is chosen to sensitise the general public on the protection of children from violence, abuse and to raise awareness on ending child marriage in Nigeria.
The line –up of activities to mark the celebration are as follows:
i- 26 – 5- 2016 – Press briefing, Schools rehearsals.
ii- 27-5 -2016 – Grand Finale. Schools Match pass /Parade.
iii- 27-5-2016- Garden party for children ( special Guest of Honour Her Excellency the wife of the Executive Governor of Adamawa State.
The commissioner called on all parents, Children, Principals, Headmasters /mistress, gentlemen of the press, all Stakeholders and the general public to the 2016 National Children’s Day Celebration at Mahmud Ribado Square by 7:30 am prompt.
Finally the Commissioner express his profound gratitude to our child frindly Governor , His Excellency Governor of Adamawa State, Sen. Muhammad Umar Jibrilla ( Bindow) who made financially and morally possible for children’s in the state to be part of this year’s celebration.
BY: Aisha Saad