An award-winning Nigerian musician, producer and songwriter, Cobhams Asuquo has been appointed by the United Nations Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF) as it’s National Ambassador.
Representative of UNICEF in Nigeria Peter Hawkins announced the appointment on Wednesday.
Cobhams Asuquo is UNICEF Nigeria’s first National Ambassador in the last 15 years. Asuquo’s Ambasadoral duties includes, to help raise awareness on concerns around children’s rights and solutions, including issues around birth registration, immunization, education and protection from violence.
Hawkins said Asuquo has been a support to UNICEF Nigeria’s work since 2019, including producing ‘I am a Nigeria Child (For Every Child)’, the song promoting kid’s rights to be respected and protected.
Peter Hawkins said the talented singer also produced the song ‘We go Win (Corona)’, to raise awareness on how Nigerians can protect themselves from COVID-19 and song ‘Tell Everybody’ back in 2015 to raise awareness on the Sustainable Development Goals, as part of the UN Global Goals campaign.
It was a huge honour to become a UNICEF Nigeria Ambassador, Peter Hawkins had quoted Cobhams Asuquo