As part of activities marking the 2018 Children's Day Celebration, over 300 children from across the state were feted to a banquet by the wife of the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Her Excellency, Mrs. Martha Udom Emmanuel.

The children were treated to fun games, dance competition, goodies and encouragement from dignitaries that graced the occasion.

Her Excellency, Mrs. Emmanuel charged the children focus on their studies and be hardworking to achieve academic excellence while also reminding them to shun vices and anti social behaviour, adding that in so doing they will be positively positioned to be good leaders in the not too distant future.

The event which was held in partnership with the State Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Welfare, was held at the Banquet Hall Grounds, Government House, Uyo.

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