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The ongoing complex emergency in Northeastern Nigeria, due to the Boko Haram insurgency and subsequent food security crisis a deepening humanitarian crisis that requires a robust response from the humanitarian community as well as strong and effective leadership and coordination from the all levels. The emergency has affected all sectors including health, education and protection and has had a particular impact on the lives of adolescent girls and boys in the conflict-affected areas. Over the years, Borno State has witnessed unprecedented challenge due to insurgency. Education in Borno State had been experiencing serious problems, prior to the insurgency; there was shortage of classes for teaching and learning, shortage of instructional materials and teachers. While the state was struggling to overcome the aforementioned problems, insurgency came in as a bigger challenge to the State, which now posed a serious threat to many parents, and children of school age in Borno State.

Parents are rejecting their children schooling in volatile areas in the state. Many schools have closed down due to Boko Haram activities, talented teachers have abandoned their schools for another school in other relatively peaceful states, leading to braindrain. Many school buildings are affected in the state leading to some students having lesson under trees and canopies. Numbers of school children have reduced drastically due to the activities of Boko Haram insurgency in the state, when there is security crisis or threats; it tends to affect the rate of attendance in schools, the available teachers show little or no concern to thestudents that show up in schools there by creating a vacuum despite the existing ones caused by the insurgent. This and so many of its kind made some concerned citizens of Borno to establish Hallmark Leadership Initiative which is an NGO that will serve as the voice of the people as well as provide support to the citizens of the state. Hallmark Leadership Initiative (HALI) is a registered Non Governmental Organization (NGO) with Registration Number CAC/IT/NO: 84000 and office located at No.E 103 Ramat Shopping Complex Opposite Fidelity Bank PLC Shehu Laminu Way Maiduguri, Borno state. That focuses on some key areas in Nigeria. healthcare, nutrition, empowerment, education, accountability, Lively hood, Psycho social support, Protection (GBV), Peace Building and Hallmark Leadership Initiative Organisational Profile Reintegration.