As a part of efforts to make sure that all school-aged kids profit from the Fayemi led administration’s free and obligatory training as much as Junior Secondary College class three, the Ekiti State Authorities has commenced arrest of kids discovered working errands or buying and selling throughout college hours.
The State Baby’s Proper Implementation Committee yesterday apprehended 9 such school-aged kids throughout college hours on the Okesha and Bisi markets in Ado Ekiti.
The State Commissioner for Ladies Affairs and Social Growth, Alhaja Maryam Ogunlade defined that the arrested kids had been launched after their mother and father and guardians signed endeavor that the kids would henceforth attend college frequently.
Alhaja Ogunlade frowned at what she described as a gross violation of the rights of the kids, stressing that making the kids run
errands and retaining them in markets whereas they need to be in class is opposite to the regulation of the land.
Warning that untrained kids would develop as much as turn into nuisances to their households and the society usually, Ogunlade charged mother and father to shun acts that may jeopardize the way forward for their kids.
She reiterated the dedication of the Fayemi led administration to the final wellbeing of the folks of the state significantly school-age kids, noting that eradication of all types of charges in colleges by his first govt order on the inception of his second tenure in workplace, is a sign of his willpower to make sure a qualitative, free and obligatory training within the State.
Ogunlade stated the train would proceed throughout the state, stressing that it’s a crime to maintain school-aged kids out of college throughout studying hours and that culprits could be made to face the wrath of the regulation.