Nigeria with a population of about 194 million has at least 7.7 million people that need humanitarian assistance, 2.6 million need food assistance, 1.6 million people have fled their homes and are displaced due to the reoccurring level of violence in their region and over 10 million children are still out of school and are in dire need of a proper education. These are the latest facts published by the United Nations which only demonstrates the current state of emergency that Nigeria is presently in.
It is a long road to resolving many of these social and economic problems. A road that must have a vision, goal and active participation from its citizens. Citizen participation is important that they are steady voice that drives important changes, raises awareness and creates movements. One such movement that requires its citizens’ participation today is the I Take Actions.
Every Nigerian in today’s digital era, who has adequate access to Internet resources should join the I Take Actions movement to help raise awareness for the urgent need for quality education in Nigeria today and to positively contribute in making this change a reality. Without its citizens’ active involvement, the journey to obtaining better standards of education for every Nigerian child will be a long and difficult one unless the importance is recognised today and actioned upon.
Citizen participation can be made through various ways such as;
And finally, through the I Take Actions movement, citizens can now take actions to advance education in Africa , starting with Nigeria.
Public schools in Kwara State need urgent attention