From Ahmad Mohammed, Bauchi
Wife of the Bauchi State Governor, Hajiya Hadiza Mohammed Abubakar has urged children to reciprocate the love and care showed to them by their parents in obeying their instructions and assisting them in house chores during holidays.
She made the call yesterday during a party she organized for school children to celebrate Christmas and New Year.
Hadiza asserted that children are the greatest assets of every nation saying any country without responsible children is dead ‘because they would be future leaders’.
Represented by the Commissioner of Women Affairs and Child Development Rukayya Ibrahim Kewa, the governor’s wife tasked parents and teachers to inculcate good values in their wards so that they would be responsive and responsible citizens in the future.
‘’Indeed, children are the greatest assets of any nation. While the roles of parents are to love, nurture, support and develop children within the context of the family and the community’’.
She said the current administration takes as priority welfare programmes and interventions that will improve the lives of the grass root particularly women and children.
According to her, the party was organized to give children in the state a sense of belonging.
She therefore advised them to assist their parents in house chores during public holidays in order to reciprocate the love and care showed to them by their parents.