The wife of the Ondo State Governor, Arabirin Betty Anyanwu –Akeredolu played host to over 2000 children at a colourful event held at the Government House to mark this year’s Children’s Day Celebration.
Top among the callers at the event was the Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, his Deputy, Barr. Agboola Ajayi and his wife, Mrs. Ajewole Ajayi.
Mrs. Akeredolu while declaring the event open observed that the event was organized to celebrate the good children of Ondo State.
Her words: “All the good children of Ondo State being represented here – this is my little way of marking today for you. We are here to make sure that you are okay. We are here to make sure you develop and grow up to be responsible citizens. I declared this event; 2017 Children’s Day Celebration being put together by my office, open”.
Mrs. Akeredolu also went round the medical stands to observe the medical team conduct dental checks, body weight and measurement checks as well as administration of drugs on the children.
In a chat with newsmen, the Head of the Medical team led by Dr. Falana Olumide observed that the goal of the medical check was to ensure that the children enjoy medical intervention while also enjoying themselves.
“It is the Children’s Day Celebration and Her Excellency decided to celebrate with the children and as part of what she organized for this occasion is the medical check which consists of a medical team that would look into the various health challenges of the children”
“We have the Pediatric and Dental team on ground. While the Dental team is conducting dental checks and intervention where necessary, the Pediatricians are looking into common ailments”, he stressed while commending the Akeredolu led government for the initiative noting that health is wealth.