The International Advocacy Organization, Global Citizen, supported by the Lagos State government and Africaâ€™s leading retail bank, Access Bank, is set to hold a 24-hour live broadcast on the 25th of September, 2021, with events and performances filmed across six continents aimed at uniting the world, defending the planet and defeating poverty.
Global Citizen Live is part of Global Citizenâ€™s 2021 global campaign, a Recovery Plan for the World. Resolving COVID-19 for all, ending the hunger crisis, resuming learning for all, safeguarding the planet, and increasing equity for all are the five core objectives of the Recovery Plan.
The broadcast will feature musicians, celebrities, and world leaders from six continents working together to make a change and impact climate and poverty.
In Nigeria, Global Citizen is working in tandem with the Lagos State Government, Access Bank, and other partners to create a limited-capacity event in celebration of Nigerians working on the frontline in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, which would feature on the final international live broadcast towards the end of September.
Speaking of his excitement for the cause, Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said that the state:-