Vanguard (Lagos)

27 January 2013

Nigeria: Rivers Pledges Support for Girl Child Devt

Port Harcourt — RIVERS State Government has assured of its support for the growth and development of the girl child.

Commissioner for Women Affairs, Mrs. Joeba West, at the unveiling of the first Miss Teens Beauty pageant in Port Harcourt, Sunday, lauded the innovation. She said government was committed to ensuring that children in the state grow to actualise their potentials of being useful members of society.

She commended Rolins Recreational and Resource Club for coming up with a plan to productively engage female teenagers. Earlier in her remark, Chief Executive Officer, Rolins, Mrs. Roli Akaruese, said the first Miss Royalty teens beauty pageant will hold in April in the state.

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