COVID-19

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has assured children of the State that his administration will continue to make massive investment in education to guarantee their future.

Ortom in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase, on Wednesday reaffirmed his policy to make tertiary education strong, secondary education stronger and primary education strongest.

He stated that the ongoing upgrade of facilities in public primary and secondary schools across the state will be sustained, in order to give the Benue child a conducive learning environment.

Ortom also promised to acquire more customized furniture for primary schools across the state, in addition to the 35,000 customized desks and chairs recently distributed to the schools.

TRACKING COVID 19

He said, “though the 2020 International Children’s Day has been affected by COVID-19, Benue children should not despair and rather take advantage of the online lessons organized by their schools to engage in studies and also remain obedient to their parents. “

The governor advised parents and guardians to closely monitor activities and movements of their children during the COVID-19 period to prevent them from contracting the disease.

He, therefore, wished Nigerian children good health, safety and wisdom, as they mark their day.

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