Girls rights activist Malala makes shock visit to Osinbajo - The Herald Nigeria

Girls rights activist Malala makes shock visit to Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday in Abuja, received in closed doors Pakistani rights activist for girl-child education and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai, in the Presidential Villa.

The 20-year-old Malala, who was accompanied by her father, Yousafzai and other members of the Malala Foundation, arrived at the presidential villa at about 5.30 p.m.

Leading a delegation of 7, the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate reiterated her goal to an end to the deprivation of education among the girl child.

The young female activist survived gunshots on her head by the Taliban for campaigning for girl-child education in Pakistan.

She had previously visited Nigeria in July, 2014 where she campaigned for the release of Chibok schoolgirls who were abducted by Boko Haram insurgents.

During the visit, Malala met then President Goodluck Jonathan and parents of the more than 230 captured Chibok schoolgirls

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