Government Needs to Strengthen Child Advocacy Institutions,Curbs Menace of Child Abuse–Ajimobi
Fatima Ganduje who is a First Class graduate of the American University of Nigeria located in Yola, Adamawa state, She is the SA on NGOs and Civil Society Matters to the Rtd. Honorable Speaker of the federal House of Representatives Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, she’s a humanitarian and founder of a Non-Government Organisation Let’s Talk Humanity Initiative (LTHI) which focus on child advocacy, education in disabilities and gender equality.
LTHI also helps to promote youth education and women empowerment.
Fatima Ganduje Ajimobi (FGA) urged the federal government to strengthen institutions saddled with the responsibility of child advocacy throughout the country in order to curb the menace of child abuse. She also emphasized on the need for more enlightenment and orientation of the general public.
Mrs Fatima Ganduje Ajimobi made this known on a her Instagram live video chat with the Assistant Director of Ceece Yara Foundation, Mrs Bisi Ajayi-Kayode.
While responding, Mrs Bisi Ajayi- Kayode from Cece Yara Foundation said there’s need for child Parliament and community empowerment to eradicate the menace of child abuse.
Mrs Bisi appealed to traditional and religious leaders on the needs to condemn outrightly any form of child abuse under the premise of tradition or religion, as she also urged Nigerians to report any case relating to child abuse at any child protection center close to them or call the Cece Yara Child Advocacy Center’s FREE Child helpline 08008008001 for free legal, medical, counseling, care, shelter for children suffering sexual abuse.