Deputy Speaker Kalu Honors Nigerian Children on Children’s Day, Pledges Support for Child Protection Laws

The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu, extends heartfelt greetings to Nigerian children on this year’s Children’s Day, reaffirming the parliament’s dedication to enacting laws safeguarding the fundamental rights of children.

In a statement released by his special assistant on press affairs, Udora Orizu, Deputy Speaker Kalu highlights the immense potential of Nigerian children, emphasizing the importance of nurturing their talents for the benefit of the nation and future generations.

Recognizing the adage that “children are the leaders of tomorrow,” Kalu stresses the necessity of implementing policies and legislative frameworks aimed at providing quality education and protecting the rights of Nigerian children. He underscores the significance of recent legislative efforts, such as the passage of a bill to combat internet violence and cyberbullying, in ensuring the safety and well-being of children in the digital age.

Kalu emphasizes the collective responsibility of governments at all levels to support initiatives that promote the rights of Nigerian children. He assures that the parliament will continue to champion legislation empowering children and creating an environment where they can thrive.

“On this special day, we celebrate the joy and innocence that children bring into our lives,” says Deputy Speaker Kalu. “We reaffirm our commitment to safeguarding their rights and ensuring their safety, education, and overall well-being. Let us nurture and guide our children, recognizing their innate worth and potential. Happy Children’s Day!”

In commemorating Children’s Day, Deputy Speaker Kalu underscores the pivotal role of children as future leaders and champions the ongoing efforts to nurture and empower them for a brighter tomorrow.

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