Child Rights Act
I witnessed first hand the deep-seated and seething divisions in Nigeria and realised that after all said and done, our greatest and irreconcilable differences might just be in the attitude to our various religions! This happened at the just concluded national conference on the welfare of the child....
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has urged government at all levels to intensify efforts at putting an end to violence against children in the country, imploring them to adopt Child Rights Act in all 36 states of the federation.
Katsina State government has announced plans to domesticate the Child Rights Act in line with tradition and religion of people in the state.To this end, a five-member technical committee has been raised to study the Act and seek stakeholders’ input on the issue.