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UNICEF service set to advance welfare of Nigerians

27 April 2015, 21:23

Lagos - The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) will later this week launch a technology platform that is envisaged to enable locals access real time information on key social issues.

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According to officials of the UN subsidiary, U-Report is an innovative SMS-based platform that empowers Nigerians by enabling them to participate and engage in policy-making as well as governance.

The launch is scheduled for the Federal Palace Hotel in Victoria Island, Lagos on Wednesday.

Jean Gough, the UNICEF Representative, and officials from National Youth Service Corps, National Orientation Agency, telecommunication companies and some local entertainers are scheduled to attend

- CAJ News


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