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UNICEF applauds release of over 50 abducted children in Ondo

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 UNICEF applauds release of over 50 abducted children in Ondo
UNICEF applauds release of over 50 abducted children in Ondo

1 The United Nation Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has commended the rescue of more than 50 children abducted and held against their will in Ondo State.

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2 UNICEF made this known in a statement made available to newsmen by UNICEF Nigeria Representative, Peter Hawkins in Abuja on Sunday.

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3 “Children should not be targets of violence in whatever guise.

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4 “Violence against children is condemnable and we call on the governments to redouble efforts to protect children against all forms of violence.

5 ” A society health is measured by how it treats it’s children,” he said.

6 The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that the police in Ondo State had found and rescued children allegedly being held by a Church at its premises in Ondo town, Ondo State.

7 The Public Relations Officer of Police Command in the state, Mrs Funmilayo Odunlami,  had told journalists that no fewer than 77 people, mostly children were rescued in a case of suspected abduction from the Whole Bible Deliverance Church in Ondo Town, Ondo state.

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9 NewsSourceCredit: NAN

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