UNICEF tackles Kano Assembly over child’s rights act

The United Nations Youngsters Fund (UNICEF) on Wednesday decried the non-passage of the Youngster’s Rights Act by the Kano State Home of Assembly.

The state authorities despatched the invoice to the Home in 2020.

UNICEF’s Youngster Safety Supervisor, Kano Discipline Workplace, Mrs. Emelia Allan, who spoke at a two-day capacity-building workshop for journalists in Kano, urged the state authorities to make sure the passage of the invoice with the intention to strengthen little one’s rights and safety within the state.

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She stated: “Kano must do extra. When Kano sneezes, Nigeria catches chilly. Kano ought to get up on this path. Extra youngsters have to be registered. We all know the authorities are doing their greatest, however we have to do extra.”

The UNICEF official additionally condemned little one labour and exploitation within the state.

She challenged all stakeholders to face up in opposition to little one trafficking and different inhuman therapy in opposition to youngsters within the state.

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