Children’s Day 2020: First Lady Aisha Buhari Sends A Shout Out To Nigerian Children

The Wife of the President of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari, has congratulated Nigerian children on the occasion of the 2020 Children’s Day. The First Lady used the occasion of the celebration to call on government at all levels and stakeholders to sustain and improve on efforts made in girl-child education.

Highlighting the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on this year’s celebration, Mrs Buhari told the children to enjoy themselves notwithstanding.

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According to her, the theme for this year’s celebration  is : Promoting Girl-child Education for Sustainable Development, stressing that all hands must be on deck till the girl-child education is sustained in terms of quality and scale.

Read her statement below: 

I congratulate Nigerian children on the occasion of the 2020 International Children’s Day. This year’s event is special because it is the first to be celebrated indoors due to the COVID19 pandemic.

The theme for this year is Promoting Girl-child Education for Sustainable Development. It tells us that despite the present challenge, we cannot rest on our oars, we must ensure that girl-child education is sustained in terms of quality and scale.

To our children, please enjoy your day while observing the protocol of COVID-19. As we pray for the reopening of schools soon, make use of the stay at home by taking to your online studies seriously.

God bless you all,

she said.

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