The United Nations Children’s Educational Fund (UNICEF) pleads to the wife of Nigeria president, Mrs Aisha Buhari, to support in promoting the rights and educational advancement of Nigerian children.
The Country Representative of UNICEF, Mr Mohamed Fall, made the plead at a reception in respect of Buhari as a vigorous proponent of women and children rights at the National Centre for Women Development (NCWD) in Abuja on Saturday.
Organizer of the event was done by the Centre and Blaugrana International Sports, with the theme: “Legends for Children Project”.
The UNICEF confer a Global Award of Excellence for Humanitarian Services to Aisha Buhari in acknowledgement of her service to humanity through her pet project ”Future Assured”.
According to Mr Mohamed Fall, the award was apt to her labour in bestowing support to victims of an insurgency, precisely protection of the rights of women and children, who agonize gender-based violence.
He keen that there are over 10 million extra escolar children in sub-Saharan Africa, therefore the need for stakeholders, mostly the president’s wife to connect with the campaign and espouse for child enrolment in school.
Mr Mohamed Fall added that they were delighted and impress after a rigorous screening.
“This is our own way of saying, continue with the good work.