Prof Adeolu Durotoye who doubles as the Provost, (school of social and management sciences) at the Afe Babalola University, stated this In a statement made available to the press by his media assistant, Mr Oluwaseyi Olaitan. He further Admonished governments at every level to show more concern about Children, he said more children friendly policies should be made and implemented, simply because the future of the nation solely depends on them.
Prof Adeolu Durotoye said , "Children are considered as the building blocks of a strong nation. Children are very small, but have the capability to change the nation positively. They are the responsible citizens of tomorrow, the development of this country, lies in their hands.
He further stated that "Children’s Day celebration also reminds us about the rights of children, and also gives us the opportunity to examine if they(children) are getting benefits or not. Children are leaders of tomorrow so they need to get respect, special care and protection from their parents, teachers, other members of the family and the larger society.
Also, children would be exposed to global standard of learning with state- of-the- Art, teaching aids in their various schools.
Every child is a valuable asset to our nation as well as the future and hope of tomorrow, so they would get proper care and love.