The Lagos State Government says no fewer than 237 deserted babies were rescued across the nation inside the closing three hundred and sixty five days.
The Commissioner for Youths and Social Development, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, who said this on the 2017 ministerial briefing of the ministry on thursday in alausa, ikeja, defined that the abandoned babies comprised 106 adult males and 131 girls.
“The figure is higher than the 149 kids rescued in 2015,” she said.
The Commissioner stated the ministry had done an audit of the registered orphanages if you want to decongest the houses.
She stated the country had perfected plans to assemble 3 ultra-contemporary care centres for old citizens within the home.
She said,the initiatives are in keeping with the authorities determination to provide best care to the elderly.
Whilst finished, the centres will provide an interactive platform, as well as boom socialisation a number of the elderly. The centres can be sited within the 3 senatorial districts inside the state.
“The government is also operating to address youth restiveness. a complete of sixteen,645 youths were educated in diverse vocations, which include shoemaking, hairdressing, and images,” Akinbile-Yussuf said.
She stated ok attention became being paid to issues that affected people residing with disabilities and the prone.
She stated that the Lagos State Office for disability had forwarded proposals to the governor for the procurement of objects wished inside the agency.
“Three wards from the nation correctional centre were admitted into universities to observe petroleum engineering, mass communication and computer science,” she introduced.