UNICEF returns 1.3m girls to school in Northern Nigeria


The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, says it has returned 1.3 million girls to school in Northern Nigeria.

This is out of the estimated 13 million out-of-school children in the last 11 years, since the implementation of the different interventions, especially the Girl Education Project, GEP3.

The Senior Education Manager of UNICEF Field Office in Kano, Micheal Banda, who made this known during a 3-day Media Dialogue on Girls’ Education in Katsina State, said out of the number, over 300,000 girls have been enrolled back to school in Katsina State alone.

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