David Oyelowo Has Partnered With Oprah To Create A Scholarship For Nigerian Girls

July 11, 2016
British-Nigerian actor, David Oyelowo, through the GEANCO Foundation has created a scholarship to help girls who are victims of gender inequality and terrorism.

In a press release, he explained that the war against injustice and oppression can only be won by speaking against it and providing lasting solutions to the problem.

Although some of the Nigerian girls who were kidnapped by terrorists have been rescued, David Oyelowo believes so much more can be done to rehabilitate them and help mold them into successful Nigerian women.

According to him, the scholarship will receive financial support from his wife Jessica, American pro-footballer, Warren Moon, and Oprah Winfrey.

Three leadership scholarships will be provided for the 2016/2017 school session and the recipients will be admitted into Anglican Girls Grammar School in Abuja.

Well done, David! We hope the Nigerian government follows in his steps and do what’s necessary.

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