Vice President Prof. Yemi Onbassai (SAN); Speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Bajabiamila; Senate Vice President Ovi Omo-Agege and other prominent Nigerians are expected to attend the National Children’s Forum in Abuja on Saturday.
The discussion was co-sponsored by the Office of the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the NGO, African Leadership and Value Development Initiative.
November 20 is International Children’s Day, which is celebrated around the world to honor children and draw attention to their problems.
CALDEV founder / president Bamidelle Salam said in a statement on Wednesday that this year’s edition aims to draw the attention of leaders and policymakers to “participating in the National Children’s Dialogue in Osinbajo, Gbababiyamila, Omo-Agege”. And other stakeholders in Nigeria.
Salam added that it was part of an effort to get the Nigerian child to start discussing issues that would lead to peaceful coexistence.
During the event, he said he will graduate with two books entitled Children’s Panel Sessions, Prizes for Charities, Leadership Contest and ‘160 Dreams 2’ and ‘160 Things Every Child Should Know About the Nigerian Constitution’. Other laws. ‘
According to the statement, the discussion will be attended by children from 12 to 17 years of age from 36 regions of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory under the theme ‘Nigerian Children and National Unity Project’.
Selected delegates, legislators, policymakers, the diplomatic community, international development partners and key stakeholders will also brief the audience on various aspects of the program.
Part of the statement reads: Dushima Avar (Award for Excellence in Education in the Intercontinental Spelling Bee Competition); And Faith Odussi (Award-winning winner for her distinction in the International Open Math).
Honorable Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu (Children-Friendly State Administrator); Honorable Prof. Babagana Umara Zulu (Governor of Education and Child-friendly State); Very child-friendly First Lady); and Honorable Dr. Zainab Shinkafi Bagudu (First Lady suitable for women and children).
“Her Excellency, Dame Edith Okowa (First Lady of Health Care Support); the Universal Basic Education Commission and the Primary Education Trust Fund are recognized for their role in promoting education in Nigeria.
Salam said, “This event is especially important at this crucial time in our national existence because of the divisive rhetoric that is currently widening the gap between race, politics and religion in the country. We recognize that peaceful coexistence, regardless of any part of the country or any part of our country, is guaranteed and developmental.
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