Home | News | General | Another northern governor bans street begging
Man United fans send 1 big message to Solskjaer about Ighalo ahead of Europa league clash
Lyon: Governor Diri, Dickson, Bayelsa PDP chair reacts to Supreme Court victory

Another northern governor bans street begging





- Nasaraw state government is prohibiting street begging across the entire state

- The governor vowed that parents of children caught begging would be punished

- He noted that the implementation of its child’s right will guarantee the safety of kids in Nasarawa

Following in the footsteps of his Kano state counterpart, the governor of Nasarawa state, Abdullahi Sule on Wednesday, February 26, banned street begging in the state.

The governor while disclosing this at the inauguration of the Child’s Rights Protection Executive Order, in Lafia vowed that parents of children who beg would be punished.

He said: “Without sounding immodest, this law apart from the prohibition of street begging, provides punishment for parents who out of irresponsibility throw away their children to street begging. In this regard, Government has taken measures to enrol our children into Tsangaya Schools with a view to addressing the menace.”

Buhari’s minister directs staff to fast and pray against Boko Haram

Governor Sule said that implementation of the Child’s Right Protection Executive Order, 2005 will guarantee the safety, security, well being, good health, and education, as well as the future of children in the state.

Like Kano, Nasarawa state bans street begging

Nasarawa state government bans street begging.
Source: Twitter

He appealed to traditional rulers, religious and community leaders to support the initiative for the good of all.

PAY ATTENTION: Install our latest app for Android, read best news on Nigeria’s #1 news app

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Kano governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Tuesday, February 25, banned street begging by children popularly referred to as Almajiris in the state. The ban was contained in a statement sent to journalists by the governor’s spokesperson, Abba Anwar.

Anwar said the move was to fully consolidate the free and compulsory primary and secondary schools education in the state. The government warned that henceforth, Almajiri teachers must accept the new approach put in place by the state government.

Coronavirus: FG assures evacuation of Nigerians from China if the need arises

In a related development, Muhammad Sanusi, the emir of Kano, advocated for the arrest of fathers who send out their children to beg for alms. Sanusi made the statement on Thursday, February 20, at a conference organized by a non-governmental organisation of Aisha Buhari, the first lady, organised in collaboration with the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA).

NAIJ.com (naija.ng) -> Legit.ng We keep evolving to serve our readers better.

Nigeria Latest News: Emir Sanusi Says Mosques Should be Converted into Schools | Legit TV

[embedded content]

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE FROM: General Visit website



Loading...

view more articles

About Article Author

Chuka (Webby) Aniemeka
Chuka (Webby) Aniemeka

Chuka is an experienced certified web developer with an extensive background in computer science and 18+ years in web design &development. His previous experience ranges from redesigning existing website to solving complex technical problems with object-oriented programming. Very experienced with Microsoft SQL Server, PHP and advanced JavaScript. He loves to travel and watch movies.

View More Articles

100 Most Popular News

1 2 Displaying 1 - 100 of 157