Osun NAWOJ Celebrates Children, Advocates Protection, says they are important
Osun Chapter of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists NAWOJ has rejoiced with the future generations in the state on the celebration of Children’s Day.
This is as the women group advocated the protection of children irrespective of their class or status.
According to the release signed by the state Chairperson, Mrs Motunrayo Ayegbayo and the Secretary Comrade Abisola Ariwodola, the celebration is necessary because the children are important.
Osun NAWOJ reiterated that as parents, “we must always celebrate and promote the children welfare, rights and recognize their importance in society.”
“We use this medium to call on parents, government and the society to recognize children as the future building blocks of society and promote their security, welfare and development.
“The growth of the Childrens cultural, educational, emotional, religious mindset is the duties of parents, and it’s a must not to fail in this regard.”
“We use this opportunity to appreciate the government and stakeholders for the development of children oriented programs and for providing an enabling environment for them.”
“As a clarion call, we call on parents and guardians and other stakeholders to ensure protection of the children from assault, harassment, rape and other vices, and we implore security agents to also intensify the protection of the children in Osun state.
We wish Children in Osun State, Happy Childrens Day Celebration, the statement added.