The Lagos State government, under the leadership of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode organized a Children's party to mark the end of the year, the event took place at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja.
Present at the event was not just the State Governor himself, but also his amiable wife, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode. The event wasn't just for merriment as Mrs. Ambode used it as an opportunity to charge all who were present on Tuesday, 21st of December.
While urging them to enjoy the fun of the day, She encouraged the children to develop good character and grow up as responsible citizens, she also implored them to remain focused on climbing to greater heights in their academics and future endeavours.
She charged the parents and privileged individuals to remember to extend a hand of love to the less privileged children not only at Christmas but always.
In his remarks, the State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode commended parents in Lagos for training their children in the right path, saying that his administration would continue to give the best to improve the all round development of children in the State.
The Governor also assured that the end of the year party which brings thousands of children together to have fun during the yuletide would not only be sustained but would be bigger and better in subsequent editions.
Source: SDK Blog