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UNICEF Commends the Rescue of Over 50 Abducted Children in Ondo

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UNICEF Commends the Rescue of Over 50 Abducted Children in Ondo

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)Representative, Peter Hawkins has commends the rescue of more than 50 children abducted and held against their will in Ondo State.

Speaking in a statement signed
by Geoffrey Njoku, Communication Specialist,UNICEF Nigeria, Hawkins emphasied that, “Children should not be targets of violence in whatever guise.

 

“Violence against children is condemnable and we call on governments to redouble efforts to protect children against all forms of violence. A society’s health is measured by how it treats its children.”

It would be recalled that the Police in Ondo State rescued over 50 children from an underground apartment of a church in the Valentino area of Ondo town in the state.

 

The police had also said details of the incident were still sketchy.

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