Yobe Govt, INGOs empowers child protection champions


Yobe government in collaboration with Save the Children International, UNICEF and Care International organised a five-day workshop on effective implementation of Child Protection Law in the state.

It was reported that the workshop was meant to trained 30 members of the state’s Child Protection Law Implementation Committee on effective implementation.

Alhaji Barma Shettima, the Commissioner for Youth, Sports, Social and Community Development underscored the importance of collaboration.

Shettima, who is also the Chairman of the committee said the workshop marked a crucial step in a collective effort to safeguard children’s well-being.

“By equipping committee members with a comprehensive understanding of the law, they will become effective change agents, ensuring the safety and holistic development of every child in Yobe State,” he said.

The commissioner expressed gratitude to security agencies, and other stakeholders for their unwavering support.

UNICEF Representative Aisha Kolo said the workshop embodied the true spirit of collaboration.

“By bringing together diverse expertise and resources, we create a formidable force that amplifies the state government’s vision for robust child protection mechanisms.

The Representatives of Save the Children and Care International also pledged their continued support and commitment to work alongside other stakeholders for the law’s successful implementation

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