Children’s Day: Opara-Ndudu Calls For Safety Of Children

Hon. Nich Opara-Ndudu, a front-line governorship candidate  of the  All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the 2019 gubernatorial election in Imo State, has stated that the safety of  a Nigerian child is non-negotiable.

Opara-Ndudu  stated this on Sunday , in his country  home in Emeukuku, Owerri  North Local Government  Area of the State when he felicitated with children across the country.

In his goodwill message to commemorate the 2018 Children’s Day, the Imo State governorship  hopeful noted that the Children Day provides the country a veritable opportunity to celebrate the young ones and to fully consider the important place they occupy in the heart of the nation as they are future leaders .

He said that no Nigerian child should go to bed hungry , adding  that they should be adequately taken care of ,especially  as regards their their health and education as part of the  vision and effort  to make the country strong and a better  society.

Hon.Opara-Ndudu also insisted  that today marks an important occasion  to rededicate Nigeria to the cause of children , adding that it is a day  the leadership  of the country  should  be committed to doing all in its powers to ensure that Nigerian children are protected and empowered to aspire to be great in life, and to remove all impediments in their way.

The Imo former commissioner said children are the leaders of tomorrow, hope for the future, hence  they are the ones  every Nigerian is depending on to take the country to greater heights in the future.

He called on  all Nigerians to do their best to ensure that Nigerian children can live in liberty and in truth, insisting that no Nigerian child should go to bed hungry.

Hon. Opara-Ndudu remembered Leah Sharibu and the other Dapchi Girls as well as those Chibok Girls still in captivity, on this symbolic day.

He affirmed their rights to freedom, to live carefree with their loved ones, to go to school, and for their dreams to remain intact.

He urged all relevant authorities not to relent in the efforts to see that Leah Sharibu and others who are currently being held captive are returned safe and unharmed.

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