The 13th Zonal Network for Children has commenced in Akure , Ondo-State with a call on relevant stakeholders to work towards the realization of the 2015 deadline for the Millennium Development Goals.
In her keynote address at the event, the Assistant Country Representative and Chief Field Officer of United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Ms Sara Beyslow Nyanti emphasized the need for a more proactive approach in rehabilitating children who have fallen victim of Child Abuse. She called for the early resolution of the security challenges facing the nation.
The Ekiti State Commissioner for Integration and Intergovernmental Affairs, Mrs Bunmi Dipo Salami is leading the Ekiti State Delegation , comprising of Mrs Bimpe Aderiye, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education , Science and Technology, Mrs Peju Babafemi , Women Affairs, Social Development and Gender Empowerment; Mr Foluso Daramola, Infrastructure; Dr Dare Ojo , Health ; Mr S.I Folorunso, Planning; Mrs Adekunbi Obaizi, Information and Civic Orientation and Bar Kayode Abe, Integration and Intergovernmental Affairs as well as directors from various Ministries, Departments and Agencies at the event. The Theme of the forum is ‘Children ,Equity and Development’.
Last modified: June 28, 2012