Emergency In Nigeria’s Education Sector – Ag President Osinbanjo Implements ‘Child Right Acts’ With Courtesy of Novel Laureate, Malala Yousafzai
Prof. Yemi Osinbanjo has implemented a “State of Emergency” in the Nigeria’s Education Sector with respect to the implementation of “Child Rights Acts” in Nigeria after he met with a Nobel laureate, Malala Yousafzai.
As the news of the Abducted chibok girls has travelled round the world, influential and human rights people has been trying their possible best to ensured that the girls are safety brought back to Nigeria.
Among these people is a Nobel Laureate, Malala Yousafzai who had recently met secretly with the Nigeria’s acting president, Yemi Osinbanjo.
PUNCH Newspaper report that the Nobel laureate secretly met with the Acting President to have conversation on the implementation of Child Rights Acts in the 36 states in Nigeria right after she met with the newly released Chibok girls.
Malala Yousafzai said;
I had very good meeting with the Acting President of Nigeria pertaining to some highlighted issues which I got a very good response. Initially, I asked the Nigerian government to declare a very urgent state of emergency in the country’s education sector because i believed that the education of the Nigerian boys and girls is really important.
She added that the Nigeria’s government including all the tiers of government should be in unity to achieve this success and all money spent on the implementation of Child Rights Acts & Education must be made publicly made known:
Firstly, The Federal Government, state governments and local governments should be in unity for this new implementation and secondly, all expenses towards this acts should be made known publicly and thirdly, the Child Rights Act should be implemented in the 36 states of Nigeria.
She finally expressed her feelings and gratitude to the government for receiving positive response towards her request:
I was really happy to hear positive response from the Prof. Yemi Osinbanjo, the acting President of Nigeria that he and the entire Nigerians were delighted with the suggestion of implementing emergency in education and that they are happy to work more on education and that Nigerians are united.
I am also happy to hear good responses from the Nigeria’s ministers for they are making sure that education is stratified highly for every girl and for the boys and education in Nigeria is now a priority one.
Malala Yousafzai was followed by some Rights Activists including his father. She also showed her excitements at the release of the Chibok girls. According to her, she said Very happy that the girls were finally back with their families and also continuing their education.
Before visiting the acting president, she has already wrote an open letter to the parents of the released Chibok girls when they were still In boko haram’s bondage.