Vice President Kashim Shettima, on Wednesday, received a delegation from the United Nations led by the Deputy Secretary General and former Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed.

Shettima met with the delegation which included Pakistani education activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai, at the Presidential Villa.

Speaking during the courtesy visit, Shettima said President Bola Tinubu remains fully committed to issues of girl-child education and gender empowerment in the country.

The vice president said the Tinubu government will promote girl-child education and gender empowerment in its policies and programmes under his watch.

Shettima reiterated President Tinubu’s commitment to issues of education and empowerment of women, stressing that attention is been given to these issues.

He said: “President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is fully and unequivocally committed to the girl-child education and gender empowerment initiatives.

The SDGs goals 4 and 5 will be vigorously pursued by the present administration. President Tinubu is a passionate and committed advocate of the girl-child education. He believes in the empowerment of our women. He believes that the prosperity, the respect of every society is directly proportional to the way they treat their women folk.”

See the photos from the meeting below.


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