FCTA pledges continuous support for orphans, vulnerable


FCT, Cholera

FCT, Cholera

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Saturday, has pledged continuos  support for orphans and the vulnerable in the FCT.

The Minister of State for FCT,  Dr Ramatu-Tijjani Aliyu, made this pledge in her keynote address at the 15th Anniversary of FACADO Orphanage, the fatherless and motherless aid organisation, new Karu, Nasarawa State.

Represented by Mrs Grace Adayilo, Director, Gender Department, FCTA, the minister said that the administration would continuously interrogate issues of welfare that concern orphans and the vulnerable children.

She listed the issues as ranging from poverty, gender-based issues, illiteracy, harmful traditional practices, self-reliance, economic empowerment and all other vagaries that are peculiar to their plight.

The minister noted that the children are the futures of tomorrow hence the need to take care of them as well as empower them for a greater future.

According to her, if you don’t empower the children…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper

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