Full List of States in Nigeria That Children Do Not Have Rights

Full List of States in Nigeria That Children Do Not Have Rights

  • No less than 31 states in Nigeria have enacted something than can be referred to as children's rights in their laws, while 5 others are yet to follow similar steps
  • UNICEF disclosed that the latest state that joined the list of states that have given rights to the children in their laws is Kebbi state
  • While commending the Kebbi state governor, UNICEF said it works to reach out to the world's most disadvantaged children

The United Nations International Children Education Fund (UNICEF) has said that so far, only 5 of 31 states in Nigeria are yet to enact what can be called Child Rights Act.

The international organisation for child advocacy made the revelation while commending the Kebbi state government for enacting the Child Protection Law, Nigerian Tribune reported.

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List of 5 States In Nigeria That Children Do Not Have Rights Photo Credit: Seyi Makinde/Abdullahi Umar Ganduje/Bala Mohammed
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The organisation maintained that UNICEF works to reach some world’s most advantaged children.

The states are listed below according to UNICEF:

  • Adamawa
  • Bauchi
  • Gomber
  • Kano
  • Zamfara

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The communication specialist of UNICEF, Samuel Kaalu, commended the Kebbi state governor for taking the right step on children’s issues in the state.

“UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. Across more than 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, to build a better world for everyone.”

UNICEF warns public against falling victim to scams as it distances itself from Nkechi Blessing’s Ex, Opeyemi Falegan

From its official Instagram, UNICEF Nigeria has warned the public against falling victim to a donation being called for by Opeyemi Falegan, legit.ng had earlier reported.

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The organisation of humanity shared a screenshot of an account detail that was made available by Falegan while it also cautioned people not to fall victim to donating their money into the account.

However, hours after making the post, the socialite, Falegan, shared details of the amount of money paid into the account. the money, according to Falegan, was meant to raise people in Ukraine.

He, however, tagged the main UNICEF Instagram page while insisting that his donation efforts were carried out for victims of the Ukrainian war.

Source: Legit.ng

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