President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday celebrated the Children’s Day with a solemn promise to bequeath a better country for the present and future generations.
As part of the activities to commemorate Children’s Day, observed on May 27, the President hosted a group of Nigerian children at the State House.
The short ceremony witnessed the cutting of a ‘national cake’, a guided tour of the President’s office, meeting rooms, banquet hall and the zoo at the Presidential Villa, said a statement by Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity) Garba Shehu.
Describing children as precious blessings who should be nurtured to carry the burden of the society in the future, President Buhari, after spending a memorable time with his august visitors, bid them farewell, saying: “Bye-bye, see you next year.”
The President also received a second group of children visiting from Borno State and had a group photo with them and the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo who had brought them to meet the President in his office.