Governor Prof. Lonyangapuo joined residents of Riwo Ward in Kongelai to celebrate the International Day of African child on 16th June 2018.
|From left to right; Senator Wamatangi Kiambu, Governor Lonyang'apuo, Senator Poghisio and Senator Kajwang during the occasion|
The 2018 celebration themed" No Child Is Left Behind" targets children who do not benefit from Africa’s growth and development. The theme embraces inclusion of children in all development programs and policies for implementing Agenda 2030 especially African states where children form the majority of its population.
Speaking during the occasion, First Lady, Dr. Margaret Lonyangapuo stressed the issue of empowering the children through education. She also noted that literacy levels have improved a result of free education courtesy of the national and county governments.
Also, at the event were county secretary, Dr. Mike Parklea, Mrs. David Alukulem- MCA Riwo Ward, Mrs. Bernadette Loloju-CEO, Anti FGM Board and Dorcas Ngimor- PLWDS.