Well known Nollywood actress, Halima Abubakar who is without any doubt one of the finest actress that Nigeria has produced in years has just recently launched her foundation.
The NGO named as Halima Abubakar foundation has already visited 22 schools, the main objective of the foundation is to provide children from poverty stricken families scholarships.
Halima took to her Instagram page to explain the reason behind the launching of the foundation.
Her post stated: at the most basic level, education is very important, because it provides the children with the baseline skills to make a future as an adult in the world. She stated that basic skills include basic literacy & numeracy, as well as the ability to communicate, complete tasks and work with.
Media experts have stated that with literacy rate of Nigeria standing at 59.6% this is surely a positive move to increase this percentage, however it’s going to take a lot more efforts from the government, if Nigeria wants to climb up the education ladder fast.
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