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Rihanna sits with French President Macron to discuss Girls Education

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Pop star Rihanna in support of her Clara Lionel Foundation met with the French President Emmanuel Macron to discuss education.

Macron shared a photo on Twitter of the two of them sitting to talk, with the caption:

Committed with @ GlblCtzn , @ ClaraLionelFdn and @ rihanna to # FundEducation . 264M children are out of school: let’s take up this challenge!

Rihanna, in a press briefing after the meeting, said the French President was incredibly welcoming.

She added that a big announcement is coming during the UN week in September, and her foundation is planning on embarking on more work in Africa in October.

She also shared a post on Twitter after the meeting saying:

Thank you Mr. President @EmmanuelMacron and Madame First Lady for the incredible meeting and passion for global and girls education! ??

She had been reaching out to world leaders through her twitter for a while now, once urging her over 70 million followers to tweet at Canadian President Justin Trudeau until he responded to her saying: “We’ve got your back.”

See posts and photos below:

https://twitter.com/RihannaDaily/status/890235756240875520

Photo Credit: Twitter – @emmanuelmacron @rihannadaily

 

6 Comments

  1. Relocate.com.ng

    July 27, 2017 at 4:19 pm

    Ride on Rhiri!!!

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  2. PEN

    July 27, 2017 at 4:38 pm

    Has she ever been in school? Just asking……

    • The Real Oma

      July 27, 2017 at 6:41 pm

      I will really like to understand why you think this your question is relevant…

    • Bolaji

      July 27, 2017 at 7:12 pm

      If she did not, I doubt she missed out. She is doing better than most who did. Riri is da boss. But haters gonna hate.

    • ec

      July 28, 2017 at 9:12 am

      silly question. School or not, she is bringing awareness to a cause. Something you are not doing

    • MadamYe...

      July 28, 2017 at 10:45 am

      Whilst reading this headline, I knew some nit-wit was going to ask this stupid question. You didn’t disappoint me @PEN

      Going to school is not for everyone as we can clearly see for Rihanna. -it wasn’t for her. However that doesn’t mean that she would not encourage young girls to go to school and get an education.

      Ignorance….long sigh.

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