By Ene Asuquo
Cross River Commissioner for Ministry of International Development Cooperation, Dr. Inyang Asibong has charged Civil Society organizations operating in the State to operate on expanded programmes so as to give the children the needed coverage and protection from social challenges of the time, which include, Education, Health and Wellbeing.
The commissioner asserted that Cross River State has provided the ambience and Opportunities for Civil Societies to grow, courtesy of His Excellency the Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade
She promised the readiness of the Ministry to partner with Child’s Protections Network to enhance smooth operations of their Programmes in the State, and advised that a closer ties be worked out with to identify core areas of partnership.
Dr. Asibong acknowledged the significance and effect of the certificate of membership awarded to the Ministry and the privileges it conferred.
In her words she said “MIDC coordinate activities of partners and our partnership is very large and reliable which includes local and international.
Earlier, the State Coordinator Child’s Protections Network, Mr. Kebe Ikpi said CPN is the melting point for all those organizations and individuals that are involved in child’s protection activities.