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22.9.17

Nigerian lawyer helping Boko Haram victims earns United Nations' highest honor

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Nigerian lawyer helping Boko Haram victims earns United Nations' highest honor
Nigerian lawyer, Zannah Mustapha helping to educate and feed hundreds of displaced Boko Haram orphans has just earned himself the United Nations' highest honor.

Mustapha becomes the first Nigerian recipient of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees [UNHCR], an annual award that honors exceptional service to the plight of displaced people.

Through his school, Future Prowess Islamic Foundation School, he provides free education, uniforms, meals and healthcare for the children. He has also provided portions of his farmland to some of the people displaced by insurgency in the region.

He will be presented his award at the official ceremony in Geneva on October 2, 2017.

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