By; BUHARI B. BELLO, Jos
Wife of the Management Committee Chairman of Jos North Local Government Area, Farida Bala Usman has called on parents to devote greater interest and time on their children.
The chairman’s wife made the appeal in a congratulatory message on the occasion of this year’s Children’s Day celebration noting that parents and care givers, should devote greater time and attention to their children, urging citizens not to leave the upbringing and character formation of children to teachers alone.
Farida emphasized the importance of Children’s Day celebration, stressing that the day is about giving every child his or her rights to grow into a happy, healthy society to enable him or her contribute meaningfully to the development of the country as responsible citizens of Nigeria.
Farida Bala Usman further stressed that parents and guardians owe it a duty to their children to provide them with good education and instil in them the spirit of humanism and nationalism to enable them become confident, knowledgeable and compassionate.
She appealed to the citizens of the area and beyond to strive to build a harmonious society with emphasis on bringing up healthy children.
While wishing the children a happy cerebration, the chairman’s wife assured them of her love and friendship at all times.