Nigeria’s target of getting 1 million girls into school by 2020

The United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF) and Nigeria’s Kano state government have announced a target of sending 1 million girls to school by 2020. The initiative is to help in improving social and economic opportunity for girls in Northern Nigeria. A UNICEF official in Kano state, Richard Sheyin Akanet told journalists at a media dialogue the target is expected to be actualized under the UNICEF Girls Education Project Phase 3 (GEP3). UNICEF and the Nigerian Kanu state are targeting achieving this by 2020. The project is funded by the UK…

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