Wife of Anambra State Governor, Mrs Nonye Soludo has described as non-negotiable growing a fertile socio-economic environment that would afford every Anambra child equal opportunity to live out their potentials.
Mrs Soludo who stated this in Awka, explained that her husband’s administration has already come up with strategic roadmaps for stronger social structure and policies that support the aspirations of the Anambra child.
She said Anambra State could boast of abundance of young untapped potentials, with each child blessed with enormous talent waiting to be explored rightly and showcased to the world.
He however explained that what every child needed remained right environment supported by education and socio-economic incentives.
She said, “Governments and stakeholders must come up with smart socio-economic policies, driven by the will to motivate each child and stir up their dreams.
“A direct approach must also be engaged to tackle increasing cases of drug abuse among school children and youths.”
According to the governor’s wife, the present administration has made significant progress on infant health, improved education, nipping child abuse and forced labour, child marriage, checkmating child trafficking cases, and taking children who should be in classes off the streets.
“As one of the first states in Nigeria to pass the child rights act into law, Anambra State is taking strict measures to ensure that every child is not just protected but given the right platform to live and succeed,” she added.
Mrs Soludo, who is a child advocate, also encouraged parents to take child raising seriously describing it as one of most critical factors in the progress and health of any society.