Stakeholders on Saturday canvassed for the protection of children against negative vices and inculcating in them the right virtues for national development.
They made the call at the National re-launch of the Children Evangelism Ministry (CEM) vision, organised by the Children Evangelism Ministry International, in Abuja.
Mr Egbuna Tony-Chukwudile, President and Founder, CEM, said the ministry had been in existence for over 43 years to inculcate the right virtues on children that would curtail the spread of negative vices and its influence on the society.
The founder expressed concern over the recurring challenges affecting the nation, calling on all stakeholders to join hands towards addressing the menace.
On his part, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, highlighted the roles parents play in instilling the right values on children.