Dolapo Osinbajo Attends As Mallpai Foundation Celebrates 2nd annual event (photo

Wife of the Vice President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, paid a visit to Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State, at the weekend, to attend the second annual event of Mass Literacy For The Less Privileged And The Almajiris Initiative (MALLPAI) a foundation of the wife of Kebbi State Governor, Hajiya Aisha Atiku Bagudu.

Mrs Osinbajo who pointed out what these streets children are going through daily, said “if they are left on streets, our nation is endanger, if they are happy,we would be happy,if they are hungry,sick,angry,they would be violence and the consequences would affect all us”. She said that both government, governors and all stakeholders should tame the menace before it goes beyond control.

Soundings poetic, Mrs. Osinbajo asked personalities, eminent Nigerians present at the Second Annual event by Mallpai to contribute to the struggle to remove Almajiris children from streets saying ” I need help, can you look at my eyes to know my needs? These children need me to assist them, can any one of you help me on my needs?”
MALLPAI is an initiative of Hajiya Bagudu, which was established to eradicate illiteracy in communities, enrich the minds of the youth, add values to the lives of the less privileged and help develop unskilled women.

Mallpai Foundation 2nd Annual Event which was tagged "Building a sustainable Legacy on education for the Almajiris(less Privileged)"

In his remarks, the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, said illiteracy and lack of basic education remain serious obstacles to Nigeria's overall development.
The minister, well represented by the Executive Secretary, National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-formal Education, Prof. Abba Abubakar Haladu, said the country has the highest proportion of out-of-school children.

Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State Commended wife of the Vice- President for her humanitarian service to uplift less privileged in society, stressed that all Prophets of God preached seeking for education and render service to humanity.

He added, that as stakeholders are making efforts to resolve the Almajiri issues, they should not forget children of herdsmen,fishermen who don’t attend both Arabic and western schools.

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