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Malala Yousafzai a young vibrant Pakistani activist for girl-child education on Monday urged the Nigeria Government to declare state of emergency on the education of girl child and young boys in the country.
The arrival of Malala at presidential villa was an inspiration to the Nigerian youths because her life encapsulates that dreams and vision are very important and one must not give up on their dreams in the face of adversity.
Malala Yousafzai is the youngest ever Noble Prize laureate and known for human rights advocacy especially education of girl-child education and women in her native Swat Valley, in Khyber Pakhturhwa, northwest Pakistan, met with the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) on Monday at the Presidential Villa Abuja, Nigeria.
The 20 year old Malala Y., was accompanied by her father, Yousafzai with other members of the Malala Foundation to Nigeria.
Malala encapsulates an inspiration to the youths, recalled that sometimes in October 2012 the young activist survived gunshots on her head by the Taliban who attempted to murder the activist for campaigning for girl-child education in Pakistan.
Malala survived the gunshots remained unconscious, in critical condition at the Rawalpindi Institute but later her condition improved enough for her to be sent to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birminghan, United Kingdom, UK. The murder attempt sparked a national and international outpouring of support for Yousafzai.
Malala responding to State House Correspondents
“I am happy to hear positive responses from the Ministers as well that they are ensuring that education is prioritized in every girl and in every boy and education in Nigeria is given priority.
“In the morning, I met Chibok girls and I was very happy at what the Honourable minister is doing to support the Chibok girls.
Malala urged the Nigeria government at the Federal government level, State government level and local government level should all be united for this. “Secondly, the spending should be made public and thirdly, the Child Rights Act should be implemented in all states.
She urged the three tiers of government to ensure accelerated implementation of the Child’s Rights Act in country and declare a state of emergency for education because the education of the Nigerian girls and boys is really germane to the progress of the country.
Malala had visited Nigeria sometimes in July, 2014 where she campaigned and advocate for the release of Chibok schoolgirls who were kidnapped by the terrorist Boko Haram group in Borno State, Nigeria.
At the first visit, Malala met with the then ex-President Goodluck E. Jonathan and parents and guardians of the more than 230 captured Chibok schoolgirls.
Malala further urged the present government to intensive effort in freeing the remaining abducted Chiboks school girls.
Malala said but I hope the other girls who are still under abduction of Boko Haram are released.”