FG Applauds UNICEF over Support for Girl-Child Education in Northern Nigeria


By Segun Awofadeji in Bauchi

The federal government has applauded the commitment and support of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) towards ensuring that basic education is brought to the girl-child in northern Nigeria.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohamed, made the commendation at the opening of a two-day media dialogue workshop for the Girls For Girls (G4G) Initiative organised by the Child Rights Bureau (CRIB) of the Federal Ministry Information in collaboration with UNICEF and supported by UK AID held at Gusau, Zamfara State Thursday.

The media partners invited for the workshop consists of journalists/correspondents from the five project states namely: Bauchi, Katsina, Niger, Sokoto and Zamfara as well as reporters from Lagos and Abuja.

While stressing the need to ensure that girls are empowered,…

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