Educate a girl, refines a nation. The future is female. Greater lumen foundation runs a strong advocacy program aimed at the interest of number of girls educated in Nigeria.
There is an extreme education exclusion in Nigeria with over 6.5 million girls recorded as being out of schools, according UNESCO statistics cited by the British council: Girls education in Nigeria, report 2017 moreover, 40% of women in the country have never attended.
The reason why young girls don’t attend schools are multiple and includes, poverty, early marriage, teenage pregnancy and inadequate infrastructure.