Nigeria is included in the list of most dangerous African nations for children to live and survive in, this report was released during international children’s day.
The report state that total number of 93,236 children had been abused or killed and average of 25 children were killed or injured in conflicts every day in the 12 countries listed for the past 10 years .
The other nations in the list included, Syria, Somalia, Afghanistan, Yemen, Nigeria, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mali, Central African Republic, Iraq, South Sudan and Sudan.
A statement by Ms. Inger Ashing, the CEO of Save the Children International, said the report also revealed that in 2019, millions of children lived in conflict affected areas,which is of no difference compared to 2018.”
She also included that many were victims of airstrikes, shelling, landmines and other explosive weapons used in populated areas where families have been ripped apart and thousands of children left dead or scarred for life and the government of the countries have done nothing to help the victims.