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This Is Our Time-A Call to action #InternationalDayForStreetChildren

This Is Our Time-A Call to action #InternationalDayForStreetChildren

The International Day for Street Children takes place on April 12th. The day provides a platform for the millions of street children around the world to speak out so that their rights cannot be ignored.
The #HitbReakfastshow with Ukay and Dr Groove on Wednesday , joined the world to mark The International Day for Street Children and had two kids; Blessing Daniel and Samuel Okon who have been living on the Streets of Marian , Calabar Municipal. The kids narrated their ordeal and what life is on the streets Marian. For nine year old Blessing Daniel, who’s Mother remarried after her father’s death and is not wanted by her Step-Father, Survives by eating whatever falls through her way and sleeps on people’s shop after they close. Samuel Okon aged fourteen , also survives same way.
When asked what they wanted from the audience or listeners, they both chorused ‘Education’.
These kids are a representation of thousands of kids out there whose rights are violated and are ignored everyday. Our full Interview will be up on our Youtube page – www.youtube.com/hitfmcalabar.

Whyte Daniel

April 12th, 2017

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