UN picks Blessing Ejindu, 13-year-old Nigerian student to participate in International High Level Conference

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The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC) has selected 13-year-old Blessing Ejindu, of the Battle Axe Academy, Lugbe, Abuja, to participate in the October 7 International High Level Conference in Vienna, Austria .

Mr. Marco Teixera, Senior Programme Officer and UNODC’s Global Programme Coordinator, made this known in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja.

He said Eijindu’s entry:” Educating for the Rule of Law, Inspire Change Together” was selected out of nearly 1,200 submissions, saying that it stood out for creativity and topical clarity.

He added that the UNODC greatly considered Eijindu, a Junior Secondary School three student’s commitment in promoting a culture of lawfulness for children, youth and adults.

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