National agenda on children’s better life underway – LIWOM



The Country Lead, Living Word Mission (LIWOM), Mr Marcus Williams, has hinted that a national policy agenda on children’s better life in is underway.

Williams, who dropped this hint on Monday while speaking at the LIWOM end of the year party held at its headquarters in Ososami area of Ibadan, emphasised that there was the need for children across to have the much needed rights to best and better life, for them to have a real sense of belonging in the society.

He then charged parents in Oyo and to protect their children against any form of sexual abuse and gender-based , adding that the time has come for parents to keep their children within the family community for better development and care.

Williams stressed that the parent’s protection of their children against any form of sexual abused, gender-based became necessary in view of the that some children with such treatments in the past had been assisted in the home to get and counselling as well as necessary support to be better persons in future.

He disclosed that LIWOM had provided shelter for over 350 males and females since its inception over 24 years ago and that the best place to train and protect children is within the family set up, saying, the 24 years’ existence of the orphanage home has recorded tremendous for all the children that passed through the house and who have become very successful in their various endeavours.

He then commended the Ministry of Health for the financial, material and necessary support towards the children, training and retraining for the caregivers, all in a bid to give the children the best.

Commissioner for Affairs and Social Inclusion, Mrs. Faosat Sanni, in her remarks, stated that her ministry “is saddled with the responsibility of solving problems involving and affecting and children which has been taken care of from time to time.

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