Youths seeking quality education face life-threatening risks – UN

Youths education is paramount to un

THE UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr Edward Kallon, said young people were usually confronted with life-threatening risks while trying to access quality education. Speaking at a virtual conference organised by Covenant University and United Nations Information Centre to mark the United Nations 75th anniversary, Kallon said with the agenda 2030, they were working at a world with equitable and universal access to quality education at all levels. The theme of the conference was, ‘The future we want, the United Nations we need: Reaffirming our collective commitment to…

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Open defecation: Kwara flags off SDGs decade of action

Kwara SDGs campaign enters as Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq of Kwara, on Monday, flagged off a decade of action against open defecation in the state to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The governor, who spoke at the inauguration of the Committee on Kwara Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (KW-WASH) in Ilorin, said that the flag-off of the campaign, tagged “Clean Kwara”, coincided with the fifth anniversary of the SDGs. He said that the project was a key part of the goal six of the SDGs bordering on general access to safe and…

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