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Oyem advises youths on decent life
By Dafe Omoko & Okiemute Adjarho
THE Coordinator and Chief Mobilization Officer, National Orientation Agency (NOA) Uvwie Local Government Area ,Mrs Oyem Blessing has advised Nigerian youths on how to live a decent life in order to be useful to themselves and the society
Oyem gave the advice in her key note address in a one day War Against Indiscipline ( WAI) Brigade and Youth sensitization and reorientation workshop held at Uvwie Local Government Council Secretariat recently.
She urged members of WAI Brigade to imbibe the virtues of hard work, patience, positive motive and honesty, saying that, these attitudes are needed in order to achieve success and great developmental strides in the society
She noted that WAI Brigade is an important voluntary organization under the NOA that is discharging selfless services and correcting societal ills.
Pastor Edewor Egedegbe, a resource person at the workshop, advocated conceptual skills, technical knowledge, vision, intellect and social skill as the needful qualities and solutions to youth and human capital development.
He frowned at youths who are not willing to engage in hard work but want to live a life of affluence and harass law abiding citizens who have legitimately means of livelihood.
Mr Austin Emuh, president of Anti Cult in Uvwie Local Government Area in his address, condemned youths who engagement in cultism, just as he took a swipe at parents and politicians sponsoring youth cultism.
He also advised Nigerians against voting for politicians who are cultists ” because they use their influence to intimidate and oppress other cult groups. In retaliations, lives and properties are lost which further fuel mayhem and chaos in the society.
SP Onyingechi, Superintendent of Police (SP) attached to Enehren Police Divisional Headquarters who spoke in the same vein noted that there is no difference between an armed robber and cultist. He admonished that youths should be mindful of the kind of friends they keep “because some friends who may be involved in cultism can lure them into cult initiation without their knowledge.
Highlight of the event was donation of funds in support of WAI Brigade. Some important personalities present at the event are : Mrs Efejuku Julie, Warri South NOA Chief coordinator and Mobilization’s Offficers, Lizzy Ajobo, Chief Youth Development Offiicer Uvwie, councilors from Uvwie local government, Uvwie Local Government Area Youth President General, Commandant of the Nigeria Navy, Warri barrack, WAI Brigade commandants from various local governments, to mention amongst others.