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Oshoala Foundation, UNICEF, La Liga Celebrate World Children’s Day In Style

The Asisat Oshoala Foundation in partnership with the UNICEF Nigeria, Troy Media and La Liga on Saturday put together a super event to celebrate the World Children’s Day in Lagos. 

The event had in attendance music stars  ambassadors’ who came to cheers the kids. 

World Children’s Day was first established in 1954 as Universal Children’s Day and is celebrated on 20 November each year to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children’s welfare.

November 20th is an important date as it is the date in 1959 when the UN General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child. It is also the date in 1989 when the UN General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Since 1990, World Children’s Day also marks the anniversary of the date that the UN General Assembly adopted both the Declaration and the Convention on children’s rights.

World Children’s Day offers each of us an inspirational entry-point to advocate, promote and celebrate children’s rights, translating into dialogues and actions that will build a better world for children.

The girls at the Asisat Oshoala Foundation were pampered with different gifts during the event held in Lagos.

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