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Photos: Osinbajo receives Malala




R-L; Acting President Yemi Osinbajo and Malala Yousafzai during a courtesy visit at the State House in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE

By Ismaila Chafe

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday in Abuja, received in closed doors Pakistani rights activist for girl-child education and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai, at  the Presidential Villa.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 20-year-old Malala, who was accompanied by her father, Yousafzai and other members of the Malala Foundation, arrived at the presidential villa at about 5.30 p.m.

The young female activist survived gunshots on her head by the Taliban for campaigning for girl-child education in Pakistan.

R-L; Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, Malala Yousafzai, Girl Adocate for Malala Fund and Gulamakai Champions for Malala Fund, Habiba Mohammad during the visit
Osinbajo (2ND Right) Minister of Women Affairs, Senator Aisha AlHassan, Malala Yousafzai, Girl Advocate for Malala Fund, Amina, and Gulmakai Champions Habiba Mohammad
Osinbajo chats with Malala Yousafzai, Girl Advocate for Malala Fund, Amina, and Father of Malala, Mr Ziauddin Yousafzai Shangla

She had visited Nigeria in July, 2014 where she campaigned for the release of Chibok schoolgirls who were abducted by Boko Haram insurgents.

During the visit, Malala met then President Goodluck Jonathan and parents of the more than 219 captured Chibok schoolgirls. (NAN)

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