By Vincess Okushi

To amplify Nigeria’s issues around child rights, music producers, musicians, and film actors have been appointed as United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Nigerian champions.

In a statement issued by the UNICEF Representative in Nigeria, Cristian Munduate on 30th August 2023, said this esteemed assembly of champions is expected to serve for 12 months as a powerful voice to elevate issues concerning children on health, education, nutrition, child protection, water sanitation, and hygiene.

We are truly elated to join hands with such influential voices in the entertainment industry – Cobhams, WAJE, Kate Henshaw, and Ali Nuhu Their dedication and passion for children’s rights will undeniably amplify the urgency of the issues we fight for daily

This collaboration symbolizes a bridge between the commitment to child rights and the power of art and storytelling. Through music, film, and public engagement, we hope to touch hearts, shift perspectives, and inspire action

As UNICEF champions, Cobhams, WAJE, Kate Henshaw, and Ali Nuhu will engage in numerous initiatives and campaigns designed to ensure every child’s right to survival, growth, development, and protection is upheld and championed

These champions will work together with UNICEF’s lauded commitment to unearthing pressing issues hindering the full implementation of the Child Rights Act in Nigeria.


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