The transition committee chairman, Abeokuta South Local Government, Hon. Ayodeji Michael Shomide has felicitated with children on the celebration of children's day in the state.
The LG boss In his message to the children, charged them to be humble and diligent in their studies/doings and be good ambassadors to the societies.
Hon. Shomide, noted that children's Day celebration was established and adopted by United Nation General (UN) in 1954 and is celebrated on 27th May each year to promote International togetherness, awareness among children world-wide and to improve the welfares of the children in the Nations.
He counseled the children to shun all elements of social vices that will tarnish and soil their lineage names for they are the future of tomorrow.
He, however, charged mothers, fathers, teachers, civil society, activists, religions community leaders, corporate organisation and media practitioners, as well as young people and children to play an important part in making the World children's Day relevant in their societies, communities and Nigeria as a whole.
He urged them to always stay safe and hygienic at this trying period of COVID-19 pandemic.