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Photos: Buhari Celebrates Children’s Day At The Presidential Villa

Photos: Buhari Celebrates Children’s Day At The Presidenti

President Muhammadu Buhari Celebrating the Children's Day

Update 1: President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, May 27, celebrated Children’s Day with children in the State House.

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday celebrated Children’s Day with some Nigerian Children Thursday, making a vow to bequeath a better country for the present and future generations.

As part of the activities to celebrate Children’s Day, which was always observed on May 27, Buhari hosted a group of Nigerian children at the State House.

In a statement by the President’s special media aide, Garba Shehu, the short ceremony witnessed the cutting of a ‘national cake’, a guided tour of the President’s office, meeting rooms, banquet hall, and the zoo at the Presidential villa.

He described the children as precious gifts who should be nurtured to shoulder the burden of society in the future.

After spending a memorable time with his august visitors, President Buhari bided them farewell, saying goodbye.

“Bye-bye, see you next year,” he said.


May 27 is widely celebrated as Children’s Day in Nigeria.

The President commemorated the day with some kids in the Aso Rock Villa with cake and waving flags.

According to the Presidency’s official Twitter handle, “The President spent the morning with a group of visiting children, at the State House. A giant card, a cake, and lots of flags and fun!”

On this day, pre-coronavirus era, children were usually given relatively free rein and it is considered a public holiday. Schools and educational institutes used to celebrate this day by organizing fun days, and arranging for kids to go for match passes in stadia across the country.


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