Quote fromEsther GulumaUNICEF Regional Director for West and Central Africa“Too often theyoung are not able to participate, and their voices are not heard. In many emergencies, they areportrayed as the striking but mute victims. Some countries are still not listening to them andlaying good foundations for the world they will inherit. Not only are there too few opportunitiesfor children and young people to actively participate in civic society, but the awful truth is alsothat far too many are silenced before they even have a chance of life.”.My Desire is to break the Chains of Poverty in my family and bloodline". It’s very unfortunatewhere we find ourselves in Nigeria as we have no reason being poor, but here we are. Growingup, my father was a soldier and my mother a full-time house wife; I have three sisters and threebrothers with me. We depend on my father's salary until his retirement was 30,000 Naira. I hadto work and pay my way through school primary school, secondary school and polytechnic. My
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