I and my school friends read The Globe every day as part of our studies.
All pupils in our school are members of the Child Rights Club. My country is not serious about our education, poor children cannot afford school fees. We girls in particular sell gari, ground nuts and pure water on the streets when we are supposed to be in school, in order to get money to pay our school fees.
If I become
president of Nigeria I will arrest all adults that abuse our
rights and steal our money. I will put them in prison for failing
us. I will also make a law that will give free education
to us and free treatment in hospital.”
Bright, 12, Peculiar Children Academy, Ibillo-Edu, Nigeria