NSCC commits to inter-generational networking


The National Senior Citizen Centre (NSCC), has restated its commitment to boosting inter-generational networking to enhance justice, safety and well-being of older persons in the country.

Its Director-General, Dr Emem Omokaro, pledged the commitment at the intergenerational networking event on ‘Elder Justice Advocacy’ in Abuja on Friday.
The event, with the theme: “Building National Youth Support Network for Senior Citizens”, was organised by the commission in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth Development.

The NSCC boss underscored the importance of integrating statistics in planning to enable the planners to have a clear direction, vision and mission for projects.
According to her, the 14.8 million population of older persons in Nigeria will skyrocket to about 29.8 million by 2050.

“And population aging has implications on the individual, family, society and the nation. And this cuts across the socio-economic sector of the…

Source: Guardian Newspaper