By Muhammad Bashir
Kano State Commissioner for Women Affairs, Dr Zahrau Muhammad Umar has called on children in the state to be to be of sound character that will prepare them for leadership in future.
In a statement issued to PRIME TIME NEWS on Wednesday by Hajiya Bahijja Malam Kabara, the
Public Relations officer Kano State ministry for women Affairs and social Development, Dr Zahra’u made the call this today during this year’s celebration of the INTERNATIONAL CHILDRENS DAY” to mark conducted through virtual meeting with the Federal Ministry for Women Affairs.
Kano State has also celebrated its own version of the day at the state ministry with some selected children in compliance with the government’s directive due to COVID-19 pandemic.
The commissioner also charged children to study hard, be honest, respect their leaders, be obedient to parents and avoid any criminal act that can tarnish their image.
Dr Zahra’u further called on parents and guardians to be watchful and take good care of their wards being precious gifts by Allah to them.
She also urged parents and guardians to always remember that they will be accountable before Allah on how they treated their children on the Day of Judgement
The commissioner commended the state government for building the capacity of children and youth as well as according top priority to their wellfare.
She then recommended the general public for obeying government’s directives with regards to the current pandemic and for their ceaseless prayers.
Also pseaking, the childrens parliament Amir Mahmud extended his goodwill messages to the children saying that “WE ARE PRECIOUS, WE ARE THE YOUNG ONES,WE ARE THE LEADERS OF TOMORROW. SO, LETS READ HARD AND BEHAVE MORALLY THAT ONE DAY OUR COUNTRY WILL BE PROUD OF PEOPLE LIKE US.”
Activities lined up during the occasion included dancing, singing of songs, special prayers and a presentations of Hausa National Anthem by Sarah Abdullahi.