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Kwara First Lady charges parents, guardians on godly training

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From Debra Ajulo, Ilorin

First Lady of Kwara State, Mrs. Olufolake AbdulRazaq, has again admonished parents and guardians to raise their children in the way of God for them to be useful to themselves and the society at large.

Mrs AbdulRazaq stated this on Thursday at a workshop on Peace & Security Symposium organised by a Non Governmental Organization with the theme: “Education as a tool for curbing Insecurity, Terrorism and other Social Vices” held at the NUJ Press Centre, Ilorin.

Represented by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development, Hajia Marian Ayodeji Garba, the Kwara First Lady noted that non-chalant attitude towards upbringing of children has resulted into youth restiveness, drug abuse, cultism among other vices.

The First Lady however reiterated her commitment to partner with stakeholders and NonGovernment Organization towards eradicating all forms of social vices among the youths in the State.

In her words, “if we have a shared commitment to play our various parts as government, as parents and as pupils, we will eradicate all forms of social vices in our society and this will transform our children to be focused, productive and useful to self and society.”

Earlier, the Convener of the Symposium, Comrade Abdullahi Ibrahim Paranti has commended the present administration for taking Education as a priority and also embarking on people oriented projects.

He said Education for all Foundation is ready to partner with the present administration in its bid to eliminate youth restiveness in our state.

News Hub Mag! reports that some of the dignitaries that spoke on the menace of Social Vices include, Representative of Commissioner of Police, NDLEA, Committee on Drug Abuse among others.

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