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Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin makes Nigeria proud as she makes CNN Heroes 2018 top 10
You don’t have to look far to find those who are making a difference in the country. Using their intelligence, time and resources to better the lives of young children, people like Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin are the true leaders of tomorrow.
The 33-year-old women’s right activist and visionary is the founder of Pearls Africa Youth Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organization aimed at educating young girls in under-served areas in Nigeria with technology skills.
Her hard work and dedication to bettering the lives of young girls in the country recently earned her a spot on the top 10 CNN Heroes 2018, she was nominated on November 1, alongside nine other remarkable trailblazers who are indeed changing the world.
Recently, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo met with Abisoye and some of her girls. Many Nigerians have reacted to the young woman achieving such a great feat.
Incidentally, Abisoye has also been nominated as CNN Hero of the year. To win, she will need our help. Follow the link and vote for her and the outstanding work she is doing with young ladies in Nigeria.https://t.co/EyQdfHehZe pic.twitter.com/cKb5pavDMh
— Prof Yemi Osinbajo (@ProfOsinbajo) November 26, 2018
Here are some reactions below:
Thumbs up Abisoye! Voted for you already! Shared it on my Facebook wall, Twitter also. I hope you win.
— John Owoniyi (@rexty) November 28, 2018
— Ardeniyi Shirgun (@ardeniyishirgun) November 28, 2018
.@AbisoyeAjayi my dad NEVER forwards chain-mail, but is breaking protocol for you ????
— Adamma Izuegbunam ??? (@its_adamma) November 28, 2018
The sky is the limit for Ajayi-akinfolarin who stands the chance of winning up to N91 million if she emerges winner of CNN Heroes 2018.
Nigerians at home and in diaspora are encouraged to vote for one of their own.
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