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2021 International Day of the Girl Child: Bauchi gov celebrates girl child, vacates seat for 14-year-old Katagum

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Because the world marks this 12 months’s Worldwide Day of the Woman Youngster, Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, on Monday, joined the world to rejoice the woman youngster within the state at a short occasion the place vacated his seat for a 14-year-old woman, Aisha Katagum.

The day, put aside by the United Nations was first celebrated on October 11, 2012 globally.

Talking after vacating his seat for a youngster, who’s a pupil of Authorities Junior Secondary College, Katagum and different younger women who acted briefly as members of the State Govt Council for some minutes, Governor Mohammed stated the gesture was to encourage women to redouble their efforts in searching for training.

Represented by the Secretary to the State Authorities (SSG), Ibrahim Kashim, the governor, who declared that elevating and defending youngsters, the leaders of tomorrow, was a collective duty, added that vacating his seat for the women would additionally expose them to the dynamic of management and governance.

“It’s a privilege to have proficient younger women taking on the governance of our state and it’s a good factor to show our kids very early to things like it would enhance their confidence,” Governor Mohammed stated.

The governor knowledgeable that his administration would proceed to assist woman youngster training within the state by offering a conducive ambiance for instructing and studying for each academics and pupils in colleges throughout the state.

Whereas assuring that his administration would proceed to execute insurance policies that may make sure the development of woman youngster training within the state, Mohammed knowledgeable that since inception two years in the past, his administration had renovated lots of of faculties throughout the state, including that extra blocks of lecture rooms could be constructed and furnished.

He then expressed his administration’s dedication to executing extra developmental initiatives able to bettering the dwelling normal of residents of the state, significantly youngsters.

Additionally talking on the event, the Schooling Specialist, UNICEF Bauchi Subject Workplace, Mairama Dikwa, expressed appreciation to the governor for his dedication to the general growth of woman youngster training within the state.

Dikwa, who stated that the Worldwide Day of the Woman Youngster was devoted to the expansion of ladies and to advertise their rights in addition to spotlight gender inequalities all around the world, knowledgeable that the theme of this 12 months’s celebration was “Digital Era”.

“On behalf of the UNICEF Bauchi Subject Workplace, we sincerely respect His Excellency, Governor Bala Mohammed for the chance given to the younger women by vacating your seat to them and we thanks for what you might be doing within the space of training,” she stated.

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