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UNICEF Organises Match For Borno Pupils.

UNICEF Organises Match For Borno Pupils.

The United Nations Children’s fund has set up a yearly, inter-primary, and secondary football competition amongst primary school children and junior secondary school children, to show their focus on training the displaced children in Borno.

The competition was fixed in honor of World children’s day is to showcase the talents of these young children to the world.

According to UNICEF, the competition ensures that children suffering from trauma are trained to the best of their abilities, 

According to Zuwaira Gambo, the Borno state Commissioner for women’s affairs the major focus of the competition is to pull these children out of the trauma they’ve experienced to discover and better their talent

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“With this competition, UNICEF is ensuring that the trauma-stricken children of the North-East realize the best of their abilities,” Clement Adams, the global agency’s Acting Head of Office for the North-East, told newsmen at the end of a match between Gwange and Maduganari Primary/Junior Secondary Schools in Maiduguri, on Tuesday.

Borno State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Zuwaira Gambo, who represented Zulum, said, “The aim is to pull these vulnerable children of the IDPs out of the massive trauma they have experienced and develop their talents and resilience for future life.”

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