Kaduna deputy governor’s wife to boost girl-child education

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FILE PHOTO: Girl-child education.

Mrs Ladi Bantex, the wife of the Kaduna State deputy governor, says she is committed to promoting girl-child education in the state.

In an interview in Kaduna on Monday, she said women had continued to lag behind due to failure to educate the girl- child.

Bantex said she had concluded plans to boost girl-child education in the state through Second Chance Initiative, her non-governmental organisation, specifically established to address societal challenges affecting the girl child in particular.

She explained that the organisation was established to promote girl-child education and give school dropout girls a second chance in life.

She noted that the organisation also would expand interventions in the area of HIV and AIDS, hygiene and drug abuse, among others.

She pointed out that culture, religion, tradition, poverty and illiteracy, among other…

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