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#BBNaija’s Bisola is making her Mark at the ongoing UN General Assembly & at Bill & Melinda Gates’ Goalkeepers Event

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Big Brother Naija finalist Bisola Aiyeola is at the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly in New York as a ONE ambassador

Bisola, who won the ONE Back to School presentation task while in the house, shared videos and photos on her Instagram, detailing her experience.

The reality star/actress/musician attended a meeting with the Organisation of African First Ladies, where harnessing the potential of the youth population was discussed, along with healthcare and improving girls’ education in Africa.

There, she met the first ladies of Ghana and Gambia.

She also attended the Global Goals award dinner organised by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, where she met Nollywood actress Stephanie Okereke Linus, and popstar Will.i.am.

The awards dinner was held on Tuesday night at Gotham Hall, in partnership with UNICEF, and was co-hosted by former Minister for Environment Amina Mohammed, who is the UN Deputy Secretary-General, along with Melinda Gates.

The awards dinner honored activists and groups who have positively impacted people’s lives, and have inspired others to accelerate change.

Bisola discussed issues affecting girls’ education in Nigeria. She said:

If I didn’t have an education I likely wouldn’t have had the opportunity to be an ambassador for ONE or be at UN General Assembly.

Raising issues on girl child education online is important. You never know who’s watching and going to take action.

We are using social media to urge governments to put policies in place that will improve Nigerians’ lives.

You don’t have to wait for government. We all can make a difference by helping one girl at a time get education.

Bisola, on Wednesday, also attended the Goalkeepers event which was hosted by Bill Gates, and had in attendance former US president Barack Obama and education activist Malala Yousafzai.

The event was held to celebrate progress toward the elimination of diseases and poverty around the world, and inspire a new generation of advocates.

Other participants of the events included: founder of MuslimGirl.com, Amani Al-Khatahtbeh; actor & presenter Stephen Fry; CNN anchor Isha Sesay; 2017 TED Prize winner Raj Panjabi; founder of Girls4Change Memory Banda; and screenwriter, producer and director Richard Curtis.

See photos below and videos:#BBNaija's Bisola at UN General Assembly, attends Bill & Melinda Gates' Goalkeepers Event - BellaNaija

Bisola and Stephanie Okereke Linus

will.i.am and Bisola

Melinda Gates

Amina Mohammed

Jaden smith and Naomi Campbell

Bisola Aiyeola

Photo Credit: iambisola, ONEinAfrica

9 Comments

  1. Eno

    September 21, 2017 at 10:45 am

    Well done.

  2. Damsel

    September 21, 2017 at 10:46 am

    Nice one Bisola

  3. Mrs k

    September 21, 2017 at 10:47 am

    Go girl, go and make us proud???

  4. Mrs k

    September 21, 2017 at 10:49 am

    Go girl, go and make us proud

  5. Asa

    September 21, 2017 at 11:32 am

    Hi Bisola, well done! Hellllooooo Jamie Lannister, I love you real good and plenty!

  6. Patricia

    September 21, 2017 at 12:33 pm

    YESSSSSSSSSS! you better girllllll…. Now this is what we call making the news!

  7. Tutu

    September 21, 2017 at 2:21 pm

    I see Bisola going really far! Much farther than Efe. This is how to reinvent yourself. Who would know she didn’t attend Uni?!?! Efe should be there forming street.

  8. omalicha

    September 21, 2017 at 3:33 pm

    Go girl Go Bisola. I’m super proud of you

  9. Felinda

    September 21, 2017 at 4:43 pm

    More eloquent Articulate and talented than 90% so called University graduates in nollywood.

    I love her

    She amaze me and especially knowing that she didn’t attend university and she doesn’t make that stand in her way even as a single mom. Bisola is a huge inspiration to me and I like how God is raising her up.

    I love you Bisola.

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