11yr old Zuriel Oduwole appointed ambassador by Tanzanian 1st lady

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at 01:03 PM, 15 Oct 13 (3 years ago)
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Africa's child ambassador, eleven year old Zuriel Oduwole, the Nigerian girl making the global case for educating the continents Girl Child and in the process, re-branding Africa, has been appointed an ambassador by Tanzania's First Lady. Zuriel was in the country last week - which was her second county stop on her East African leg to launch the acclaimed Dream Up, Speak Up, Stand Up project aimed at inspiring/encouraging African girls.

On October 11th, Zuriel was in Dar Es Salaam to the attend the United Nations UNFPA event which focused on reducing the incidence of child marriage in Tanzania. After speaking at the event, she was formally invited to the office of the first lady Mrs Selma Kikwete (Zuriel pictured with the first lady above). Mrs Kikwete commended Zuriel for her leadership at such a young age, she also commended her for bringing issues of girl's education to several African leaders, then the first lady formally appointed Zuriel an ambassador for the largest foundation focused on gender issue - Wanawake na Maendeleo Foundation (WAMA) of which she's the founding patron.

Zuriel was presented with an intricate 3 foot statue of unity, the same type presented to the US president, to symbolize the effect of Zuriel's in the lives of Africa's young women. #BeInspired.
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Austinjack at 02:05 PM, 15 Oct 13 (3 years ago)
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That is good ledership 4 u,Not all dis Fools at 40 we have in 9ja,congrat Girl
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merion at 02:05 PM, 15 Oct 13 (3 years ago)
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congrats
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winace at 02:17 PM, 15 Oct 13 (3 years ago)
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Congratulation girl. Keep up d gud work.
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BlueIxora at 03:02 PM, 15 Oct 13 (3 years ago)
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Congrats girl
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dickman2 at 03:05 PM, 15 Oct 13 (3 years ago)
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 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
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ThoRam at 03:06 PM, 15 Oct 13 (3 years ago)
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 Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy    
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zoe61 at 03:25 PM, 15 Oct 13 (3 years ago)
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congrats girl keep the good work going
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godisable123 at 03:43 PM, 15 Oct 13 (3 years ago)
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CONGRATS MY LITTLE GIRL
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chicco77 at 03:59 PM, 15 Oct 13 (3 years ago)
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 Cool Cool
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Noble12 at 04:36 PM, 15 Oct 13 (3 years ago)
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nice
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Jennybaby at 04:46 PM, 15 Oct 13 (3 years ago)
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Congrats lil girl!
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paulohking at 05:07 PM, 15 Oct 13 (3 years ago)
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that's my girl Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy
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dareper at 05:29 PM, 15 Oct 13 (3 years ago)
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I'm so happy with this news
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stephen153 at 07:48 PM, 15 Oct 13 (3 years ago)
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very cool
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Senegal at 10:28 PM, 15 Oct 13 (3 years ago)
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ok
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ebiteck at 10:41 PM, 15 Oct 13 (3 years ago)
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nice 1
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engrtope at 01:01 AM, 16 Oct 13 (3 years ago)
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No wahala
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papadip at 04:51 AM, 16 Oct 13 (3 years ago)
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Congratulations my girl...

The sky is the limit....
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K-TRUTH at 05:07 AM, 16 Oct 13 (3 years ago)
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she is supposed to be recognize by the United Nations too just as her counterpart Malala from Pakistan.
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