Year 2023 International Day of the Girl -Child

In a bid to ensure social inclusion through a sustainable synergy of curbing sexual and gender-based violence which is particularly directed at earmarking the Year 2023 International Day of the Girl -Child with the theme “Digital Generation, our Generation”, the Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation in conjunction with the United Nations Population Fund ( UNFPA), has conducted a Youths’ participatory initiative on Digital technologies across 5 Secondary Schools of Lagos State.

The initiative being first of its kind following the symbiotic liaison between both gender organizations, is being directed at stepping -up the shift from analogue to digital technologies using technological advancements ranging from smartphones, mobile Internet and the Internet of Things (IoT), to Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning, (big) data, as well social media, cloud computing and robotics, for the female gender’s active participation across all spheres of societal spectrum, through essay writing competition amongst students of Government Senior College , Agege, Alimosho Senior Grammar School , Iyana – Ipaja,Lagos State Senior Model College, Meiran, Keke Senior Secondary School, Agege, and Vetland Senior Grammar School,Oko -Oba.

Miss. Akeula Faidat of the Alimosho Senior Grammar School, Iyana -Ipaja came 1st, Miss. Afosefoun Idowu of the Lagos State Senior Model College Meiran, came 2nd while Miss. Erioluwa Olofin Iyiola of the Vetland Senior Grammar School, Agege emerged as the 2nd runner up, respectively .

The successful recipients were presented with a Laptop as the winner with the 1st runner- up going home with a tablet phone and 2nd runner- up an android phone.