Nigerian Government Laments Children’s Use As Street Hawkers, Beggars In Gombe, Ekiti, Kaduna, Others

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The Nigerian Government has expressed worry over the vulnerable and out-of-school children in the country, saying they are being used as street hawkers and beggars. Mrs Maryam Uwais, Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social Protection Plan, stated this in Abuja on Wednesday, while identifying Gombe, Ekiti, Kaduna, Sokoto and Borno states as places her team had visited for sensitisation on the menace. She added that efforts are ongoing to sensitise women and non-formal education tutors in other endemic places on the dangers of using young children as street hawkers and beggars. Uwais appealed for support from the National…
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