Investing In Children,Morally Right And Economically Safe


The World Bank has pledged its sustained support to the Nigerian Government to ensure quality health and development of children.


Mr Rachid Benmessaoud, World Bank country director, Nigeria ,made the promise at the on-going national early childhood development conference on Wednesday in Abuja with the theme ’’Investing early in every Nigerian child’’.


Benmessaoud who noted that investing in policies and programme of childhood development as critical toward the actualisation of SDGs however said that it required collective or concerted efforts of all and sundry.


‘’The world bank is committed to supporting the effort of the Government of Nigeria in ensuring that every Nigerian child reaches his or her potential.