Zuriel-arrives-at-SMC-Red-CarpetTen-year-old Nigerian, Zuriel Elise Oyewole has etched her name in the annals, as the youngest person on earth to be interviewed by Forbes Magazine.

At 10, the amazing talent who is already being touted as the next Oprah Winfrey has interviewed business leaders, current and past world leaders and heads of states.

The whizkid has ‘cross-examined’  current Presidents of Tanzania, Mauritius, and Malawi–one of Africa’s only two female national leaders. Others are ex-presidents Jerry John Rawlings and John Kufuor of Ghana.

Zuriel has also had a one-on-one interview with Africa’s most successful businessman, Aliko Dangote. She got a standing ovation for her sets of provoking and creatively intelligent questions to tennis superstars, Venus & Serena Williams, during their world press conference in Nigeria.

Zuriel interviewing South Sudan's president

Miss Oduwole interviewing South Sudan’s president

The award winning documentary film maker and writer believes if she can walk a mile, then there are girls who on seeing her work and progress made, would walk a mile and a half.

That, she believes is one simple way to inspire the African Girl Child, and show the world the need to educate the  continents often forgotten Girl Child, of which Zuriel is one.

Read her interview with the global news magazine in the August 2013 edition of Forbes Africa.

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