The Kwara House of Assembly on Wednesday urged the State Government to set necessary machinery in motion for the full implementation of Child’s Right Law in the state.
The House made the call in its resolution after adopting a motion moved on the need to implement Kwara State Child’s Right Law by the House Leader, Olawoyin Abubakar-Magaji.
Nigeria News Agency reports that the Kwara state Child Right bill was passed by the eight legislature in the state and assented to by former Gov. AbdulFatah Ahmed.
Leading a debate on the motion, the House Leader attributed the societal vices being perpetrated by some youths in some parts of the state to bad exposure at childhood stage.
He noted that the full implementation of the state Right Child Law would bring better succour to children in the state and make them fully prepared for future challenges.
Other lawmakers, who contributed during the debate, called for full implementation of the law to guide against child abuse.
The Speaker, Mr Danladi Yakubu-Salihu, while reading the resolution of the House, called for immediate implementation of the law to address the challenges facing children in the state.
The House called on relevant organs of the state government and stakeholders to carry out sensitisation programme on the law to aid its full implementation.
Edited by Abigael Joshua/Felix Ajide