The Lagos State Government on Monday said measures are set up for the audit of the state’s Child Rights Law, 2015.
The Director, Directorate for Citizens Rights, Mrs Oluwatoyin Odusanya, expressed this at the exposition and discussion rivalry coordinated for the students of the state to commend the Human Rights Day 2020 with the topic ‘Recuperate better, defend common liberties’.
Talking on the sideline of the program, Odusanya said the audit was important to fill the holes in the law to guarantee that the privileges of the kids in the state are ensured.
She stated, “It’s essential to get the youngsters youthful and told them what is the issue here so as they grow up, they won’t encroach on others’ privileges and guarantee that their privileges are secured.
The current year’s subject was gotten from the pandemic; it is to urge individuals to recuperate better genuinely and mentally from this pandemic and the common freedom misuse pandemic, to guarantee they’re mended through the way toward knowing their privilege and places that are accessible that would help them in implementing their right.
We’re sharpening kids and their folks on youngster misuse, early marriage, and Lagos State is additionally during the time spent auditing the kid rights law to guarantee that the holes that are inside the kid rights law can be filled and the privileges of the kids can be likewise ensured.
The Solicitor General/Permanent Secretary, Ms Titilayo Shitta-Bey additionally stressed on the requirement for Children to know their privileges right off the bat throughout everyday life.
She stated, “Basic liberties Day is noticed worldwide and the significance of it is to teach individuals regarding the rights they have cherished in the constitution.
Concerning the Children, we have enactment, the Child Rights Law and they need to think about their privileges in light of the fact that toward the day’s end in the event that you teach your Child sufficiently early, they will grow up realizing their privileges and how to secure those rights they have.
The Guest of Honor, Chief Magistrate Kikelomo Ayeye, in her feature address named ‘The part of the legal executive in shielding the privileges of a kid’, noticed that the legal executive had the obligation of securing the privileges of the kids because of their weakness.
While encouraging the state government to build the financial plan designated to the service and offices working for youngsters, Ayeye noticed that the inability to take care of the necessities of the kids would be unfortunate for the country.
Nonetheless, the understudies of the Aje Comprehensive School won the lesser class of the discussion subject, ‘Right to training, is it the obligation of the public authority of the parent while the students of the Babs Fafunwa Millenium Secondary School won the senior classification of the discussion point, ‘Wearing of facemask, is it a common liberties issue or not.
The understudies of the Ayedere Ajibola Senior High School won the dramatization class of the opposition while the students of the Doregos Private Academy won the principal next in line.