NAWOJ Task Bauchi Stakeholders On Creating Awareness On Child Right Law

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Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), Bauchi State Chapter, has called on stakeholders in the state to create more awareness of the Child Rights Law.

The Child Rights Law was recently domesticated in the state as part of efforts to address all forms of myths and misconceptions amongst residents.

According to a press statement issued by the NAWOJ Chairperson in the state, Mrs Rashida Yusuf in Bauchi and made available to EDUCATION ROADMAP, the Child Rights Law is a wake-up call to parents and guardians in discharging their parental roles and responsibilities

Recall that the Child Rights Bill was signed into law by Governor Bala Mohammed in December 2023.

“The role of civil society organisations and other stakeholders would create awareness.NAWOJ is also not relenting in scaling up reportage and programmes for a better understanding of the law”

“NAWOJ is exceptionally pleased by the gesture of the Bauchi State Government, led by Gov. Muhammed, in signing into law the child rights bill passed by the state House of Assembly.This is a laudable step by the government and a strategic move in protecting the rights of children, addressing out-of-school and other numerous issues around Bauchi children.

“Bauchi NAWOJ is optimistic that the signing of this law has also projected the commitment of the present to improving the wellbeing of the children as vulnerable groups,” she said.

The chairperson applauded the Wife of the Governor, Hajiya Aisha Muhammad for working with stakeholders in various processes to ensure that the law came to limelight.

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