Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode and his wife, Bolanle, hosted over 2000 children drawn from the five divisions of the state, at the Lagos House Ikeja, to a fabulous end of the year Christmas party.
Addressing the children, the governor noted that his administration was committed to continuous improvement of the welfare of children in the state, stressing that he would do anything to keep hope alive for them.
“Our work never stops, our workforce is committed and every time we reach a destination, we set a new destination for ourselves because in service delivery and the quest to be the best that we can be, there will be no finish line on the job”, he said.
He wished the children a merry Christmas and a prosperous new year, praying that they would be greater than their parents.
In her remarks, the wife of the governor, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode, reminded the children that Christmas was the season of love, a time for sharing and making merry.
She urged them to be good children, obedient to their teachers, parents and respectful to elders, adding that humility was one of the greatest qualities of Jesus Christ.
The governor’s wife also charged the children to concentrate on their studies and keep good company, noting that bad company would corrupt good manners, while also urging them to believe in their abilities, as there would always be reward for good conduct.