Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has assured children of Benue State that his administration will continue to make massive investments in education to guarantee their future.
The Governor who stated this in a press statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase, also reaffirmed his policy to make tertiary education strong, secondary education stronger and primary education strongest.
He stated that the ongoing upgrade of facilities in public primary and secondary schools across the state will be sustained in order to give the Benue child a conducive learning environment.
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Gov. Ortom promised that more customized furniture will be acquired for primary schools across the state, in addition to the 35,000 customized desks and chairs recently distributed to the schools.
The Governor said though the 2020 International Children’s Day has been affected by COVID-19, Benue children should not despair but rather take advantage of the online lessons organised by their schools to engage in studies and also remain obedient to their parents.
He equally advises parents and guardians to closely monitor activities and movements of their children during the COVID-19 period to prevent them from contracting the disease.
Gov Ortom wished Benue and other Nigerian chindren good health, safety and wisdom, as they mark their day.