The governor of Nasarawa state, Abdullahi Sule has banned street begging in the state just like his Kano countepart.
The governor while disclosing this at the inauguration of the Child’s Rights Protection Executive Order, in Lafia vowed that parents of children who beg would be punished.
He said: “Without sounding immodest, this law apart from the prohibition of street begging, provides punishment for parents who out of irresponsibility throw away their children to street begging.
In this regard, Government has taken measures to enroll our children into Tsangaya Schools with a view to addressing the menace.
Governor Sule said that implementation of the Child’s Right Protection Executive Order, 2005 will guarantee the safety, security, well being, good health, and education, as well as the future of children in the state.