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Continue To Obey Your Parents, Ambode, Wife Tell Children

…Fete 3000 Children At Christmas Party
By Folashade Kadiri

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode and his wife, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode on Saturday urged children to continue to listen to the counsel of their parents and guardians, saying that it is by doing so that they could achieve their set goals and maximise their potentials.

They both spoke at the Lagos House in Alausa, Ikeja, during the annual Christmas party organized by the State Government for children in the State.

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode; his wife, Bolanle, with kids, during the 2018Children’s End of the Year Party at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, on Saturday, 22ndDecember, 2018.

In his remarks, Governor Ambode urged the children to continue to show love to their parents and families for the opportunity given to them to have a good life and prospective future.

Wife of the Governor of Lagos State, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode with winners of different game competitions, during the 2018 Children’s End of the Year Party at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, on Saturday, 22nd December, 2018.

"They are the ones that have been able to put you all in good condition and I urge you to continue to show love to your parents and make sure that the things they teach you, you take it seriously so that you can become successful lawyers, doctors, accountants, pilots and all the good things you wish to become in life.

“My prayer for you all is that you would all grow to be bigger and more prosperous than all of us. I want to also thank the parents for keeping this children, God would continue to reward you,” he said.

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode; his wife, Bolanle, with kids, during the 2018 Children’s End of the Year Party at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, on Saturday, 22ndDecember, 2018.

On her part, Mrs. Ambode charged the children to be obedient, humble, respectful and to take their studies seriously at all times if they intend to have a brighter and rewarding future.

She described children as jewels which value cannot be estimated, urging parents to bring them up in the way of God and help them realize their full potential.

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode and his wife, Bolanle, dancing with the Children, during the 2018 Children’s End of the Year Party at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, on Saturday, 22nd December, 2018.

Playing host to more than 3,000 children across tribe, class and religion, she said that children were special gift from God given to parents to cater for, stressing that everything should be done to make them happy, productive and fulfilled.

Wife of the Governor of Lagos State, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode relating with the Children, during the 2018 Children’s End of the Year Party at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, on Saturday, 22nd December, 2018.

She said, “These little ones are the unique gift of the Almighty given to us to look after. Our duty assigned by God as guardians, is to ensure care and welfare that will make them grow up as happy children, productive and fulfilled citizens.

“No amount of investment in children can ever be too much towards a purposeful life for them. This annual Christmas party is to give them a feel of the Yuletide season and our prayer is that the presence of God will always be with them, to guide, protect and lift them to productive and responsible citizens of our country."

Wife of the Governor of Lagos State, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode with kids, during the 2018 Children’s End of the Year Party at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, on Saturday, 22nd December, 2018.

She charged the children to be obedient, humble, respectful and to take their studies seriously at all times.

Highlights of the party include series of games and competition with several prizes, cutting of cake, while the Governor and his wife took out time to dance with the children.

SIGNED
FOLASHADE KADIRI (Mrs.)
DIRECTOR, PUBLIC AFFAIRS
OFFICE OF THE WIFE LAGOS STATE GOVERNOR
DECEMBER 22, 2018