Representative Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has forewarned adolescents in the state against the risks of cultism, encouraging them to stay concentrated on their instructive and innovative interests.
Emmanuel offered the guidance in an official statement marked by his Chief Press Secretary Mr. Ekerette Udoh on the event of 2020 Children’s Day festivities on Wednesday.
He charged them to ignore social indecencies that would risk their future.
The representative noticed that the State has put gigantic assets in guaranteeing that Akwa Ibom kids are prepared and situated for the globalized universe of the 21 Century where aptitudes, gifts, energy, capacity to consider some fresh possibilities and sharp execution of undertakings are the basic prerequisites for progress.
He included that even in the midst of the lockdown occasioned by coronavirus pandemic, the state government had guaranteed youngsters are kept occupied and instructed through the “School on Radio” program on AKBC.
The representative said that the topic of the current year’s festival “Advancing Girl Child Education for Sustainable Development” caught a basic part of the Pet Project of his better half, Dr. Mrs. Martha Emmanuel as she continued looking for the development and advancement of the young lady youngster through Family Empowerment and Youth Re-direction Path Initiative (FEYReP)
The statement reads in parts, ”let me again use this opportunity to urge our children to stay away from anti-social tendencies such as cultism, and rather focus on their education and other ennobling pursuits.
“The holistic education of the girl child, from instilling the right values, distilling her sense of self and identity, forswearing unwholesome tendencies that may negate her future and growth, and the infinite faith in her capacity to rise to the faith of her greatness without fear of limitations based on her agenda are important element that we have emphasised.”