The National Senior Citizens Centre (NSCC) has assured local, national and global partners that it will develop partnerships which will bring about an inclusive society that guarantees the rights of senior citizens in Nigeria.
This, it said, is to ensure dignified, healthy and secured lives to the fullest, a statement by Omini Oden, Head, Public Affairs, Media and Communication, NSCC disclosed.
The Director General of the National Centre, Emem Omokaro gave the assurance in Lagos while commending the Family Ark Mission and University of Third Age (U3A) for organizing a Train Cruise from Lagos to Ibadan.
Dr. Omokaro was particular about the opportunity the cruise created which enabled rewarding engagement and dialogue with Senior Citizens as well as with His Royal Majesty, the Olubadan.
While also commending Dr. David Oludare Mark for a successful coordination of the historic train cruise, she said the initiative enabled a harvest of inputs and expectations on the National Senior Citizens Centre.
She assured all stakeholder groupings that the NSCC will continue to engage in strategic multi-sector partnerships that will facilitate and implement programmes and services for positive change in the perception of ageing in Nigeria.