…By Lola Smith for TDPel Media.
Peter Obi, the Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate in the 2023 election, has joined in celebrating Children’s Day on May 27, 2023.
In a statement, the former governor of Anambra State emphasized the importance of considering the future of Nigerian children in political decision-making at all levels of government.
Children’s Future as Top Priority:
Peter Obi urged government leaders to prioritize the future of Nigerian children, particularly in areas such as health and education that directly impact their lives.
He highlighted the need for governance to ensure that children’s well-being and development are at the forefront of decision-making processes.
Investment in Health and Education:
Recognizing the challenges faced by Nigerian children, Peter Obi called for significant investment in critical areas such as health and education.
He pointed out the alarming rates of out-of-school children and infant mortality in the country, stressing the urgency for deliberate and aggressive measures to address these issues.
He emphasized the government’s responsibility to protect citizens and emphasized the need for strategic policies aimed at providing every Nigerian child with access to quality healthcare and education.
Call for Law Abidance and National Development:
Peter Obi addressed the children directly, urging them to remain law-abiding individuals.
He emphasized that by following the law, they can grow into responsible citizens capable of contributing to the nation’s development.
This call highlights the importance of fostering a sense of civic responsibility and active participation in the future generation.
On Children’s Day, Peter Obi’s message highlights the crucial role of government leaders in safeguarding the future of Nigerian children.
By prioritizing health and education, implementing strategic policies, and ensuring law abidance, it is possible to provide a better future for the children and foster their contribution to national development.
As the nation celebrates, Peter Obi extends his well wishes to all Nigerian children, emphasizing the significance of this special day.