Bisola Aiyeola, the first runner up in the reality TV show 2017, who is currently in Newyork as a ONE ambassador for Girls count, addressed the #Goalkeepers 17 on issues affecting girls education in Nigeria.
The event which is taking place at the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, is aimed at impacting the importance for every girl child to be educated in Nigeria.
She had earlier attended a dinner organised by Bil and Melinda Gates , with the presence of Amina J. Mohammed who is the current Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Jaden Smith, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (King Slayer in Game of Thrones)
Read some excerpts of her speech below…
“If I didn’t have an education I likely wouldn’t have had the opportunity to be an ambassador for ONE or be at #UNGA
“Raising issues on girl child education online is important. You never know who’s watching and going to take action”
“We are using social media to urge governments to put policies in place that will improve Nigerians’ lives”
“You don’t have to wait for government. We all can make a difference by helping one girl at a time get education”