The Senate will speedily pass any bill promoting girl child education, the President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, declared.

He said this in Abuja while speaking at the inauguration of the Country Strategy and Girls Get Equal Campaign by PLAN International Nigeria.

Lawan, who was represented by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Rules and Business, Senator Sadiq Umar, also called for more bills to protect women and girls in the country.

Earlier in his address, the Country Director, PLAN Nigeria, Hussaini Abdu, said the organisation was working to empower 10 million girls in the country in the next five years by enabling them to learn, lead, decide and thrive.