COUNSELING ASSOCAITION OF NIGERIA (CASSON) HOLD SEMINAR and other news

COUNSELING
ASSOCAITION OF NIGERIA (CASSON) HOLD SEMINAR

By
Nelly Michael

The
Counseling Association of Nigeria (CASSON) held a seminar to educate
students on sex. The seminar was held on the 13th
October, 2011 at Mary-Mount College Main Hall, Boji-Boji, Owa.

Speaking
at the seminar, Mr. Nkpecha J.A, who was one of the guest lecturers
spoke on friendship and love, stating the different types of love.
Mr. Nkpecha said that sexual education will help individuals to
conform, adding that when one is fully educated, he/she can
contribute meaningful to the society. He urged students to deviate
from acts that will corrupt their young minds such as watching of
pornographic films, indecent dressing etc, stating that they should
build their friendship or relationship on real love not infatuation

Another
guest lecturer, Mrs. Dame F.C. Omumu, in her lectures, urged students
to guard against contacting sexual disease by staying away from
pre-marital sex. She advised that any student who must have contacted
any of the sexual disease through intercourse should not hesitate to
report to their parents or see a doctor. While appealing to the
students to avoid pre-marital sex because of the danger it poses,
Mrs. Omumu said if young girls are able to wait patiently till they
are married before they that having sex they will stand the chance of
producing a good home tomorrow.

On
her part, Mrs. Alordiah Caroline, while speaking on the topic: Sexual
purity advised students not to take part in any sexual discussions
or activities because if they do it will lead them engaging in
pre-marital sex. She however, enjoined them to always seek for
advice from experienced counsellors whenever they are confused.

In
the same veiw, Mrs. Okoh stressed the need for students to pay
serious and more attention, to what they are being taught in school
rather than engage themselves in illicit sex. She thanked the
organizers of the programme for showing concern on students
development.

Earlier,
in her welcome address Mrs. Ejedimu A.A, Agbor zonal co-ordinator for
CASSON thanked all that attended the seminar, adding that seminar
like this will go a long way in building a better future for
teenagers.

Secondary
schools present at the seminar were Baptist Modern High School, Mary
Mount College, 1 and 11, Calvary Groups of Schools, Staff Model, Ika
Grammar School 1and 11, Ime-Obi Secondary School, Gbenoba Grammar
School 1 and 11, Orient Academic, Dein Secondary School, Royal
Academy and Holy Infant Secondary School, Ogbemudein Mixed Secondary
School.

 

AGBOR
NETWORK FOR GOOD GOVERNANCE ENJOINS AGBOR PEOPLE TO SPEAK WITH ONE
VOICE

By
Augustine Ekamagule

Agbor
Network for Good Governance, a group established with the primary
objective of redeeming the lost glory of Agbor kingdom has enjoined
all Agbor sons and daughters both at home and abroad to unite and
speak with one voice for the good of Agbor kingdom.

The
apex association which was inaugurated on the 25th
September, 2011 at Pace Hotel, Agbor, after a critical review of the
low level of government patronage with regards to infrastructional
development such as good roads, electricity portable water etc,
resolved that Agbor sons and daughters should come together and work
towards achieving one goal, which is development.

The
association further maintained that every Agbor indigene should see
the development of Agbor kingdom as paramount and upper most in their
minds, advising that the pull him down syndrome among the Agbor
people should be totally wiped away. “Rather than pull ourselves
down, we should support and encourage one another no matter the
situation or circumstance we find ourselves,” they said.

Speaking
in the same vien, the group asserted that the association believe in
selfless service in their quest for the political emancipation of
Agbor. They called on all well meaning Agbor people to join force
with them to redeem the lost glory of the kingdom no matter what it
will take to achieve it.

Speaking
earlier with Ika Weekly, the senate president of the association,
Mr. Peter Egun disclosed that Agbor people have been marginalized,
short changed and side lined so, they have come together through the
Agbor Network for Good Governance to make a change.

 

 

HELP
ME, I AM DYING

A
woman who goes by the name, Mrs. Amufua Favour, currently suffering
from fibroid tumor has cried out passionately to kind-spirited
individuals and organizations, to come to her aid financially, in
order to offset the bills she incurred in the course of carrying out
an operation on her in a clinic within Ika metropolis.

Mrs.
Favour Amufua who has been on the neck of Ika Weekly since on Monday,
October 10, 2011, was finally at the
office
on Thursday afternoon, reeling in pains, crying, and refusing to
leave the office unless her account is published in the paper.
According to the woman, she went to the clinic to complain about some
pains she has been passing through for some time. She was asked by
the Doctors to go for a test. It was after undergoing the test that
she was diagnosed of fibroid tumor, upon which she was told that she
will undergo a surgical operation. Mrs. Favour pointed out that she
was asked to pay the sum of one hundred and twenty thousand (N120,
000.00) for the operation. She said that she did not have any money
at the time, which prompted her to sell her deep freezer, including
her other household items, with which she was able to deposit the sum
of forty thousand Naira, upon which the operation was carried out on
her. She lamented that after the operation, she was able to pay
additional sum of twenty thousand naira (20,000.00) to the clinic.
Since then, she has not been able to pay the rest of the money.

Mrs.
Favour Amufua said that she has no parents, husband or siblings to
assist her, other than her friends who have been sustaining her. She
stated that the operation has affected her negatively, as she is not
able to do anything since the operation was carried out, more so as
the stitches on her abdomen have not been removed, since she has not
been able to complete the payment. She therefore pleaded with kind
spirited individuals and organizations, including churches and non
governmental organizations, to come to her aid immediately, so that
she will not die from the operation, as she has been having sleepless
nights since the operation, and getting weaker by the day. As at the
time of filing this report, the stitches on the operated part of her
body were yet to be removed, and she said she finds it very difficult
to walk or feed.

Mrs.
Amufua Favour can be reached on telephone number: 0706 052 8985.

 

ONYENUGWU
OJU WINS INTERCONTINENTAL BANK PROMO

By
Nelly Michael

It
was a joyful day for Mr. Onyenugwu-Oju Victor Onyeka, who won an LCD
TV from the promo organized by Intercontinental Bank Plc. The Promo
which started on the 1st
of April, 2011 and will end on to 31st
of October, 2011 have seen many persons winning all kind of prizes
which include cars, cash and other consolation prizes.

Speaking
to Ika
Weekly,
Mr. Onenugwu Oju Victor said he couldn’t believe his eyes when he
was called by the Banks Agbor branch, manager Mr. Okeke Nonso,
asking him to pay a visit to the bank premises to collect the prize
he has won in the promo 1-save, 1-win.

Mr.
Victor Onyeka expressed his gratitude to the staff of
Intercontinental Bank Plc, urging members of the general public to
open an account with Intercontinental Bank anywhere they are, saying
that the bank work with its words as they promised and fulfilled it.
He urged all Nigerians to open account with a minimum of five
thousand naira to get an instant gift, if you are an existing
customer with an existing savings account, save and maintain one
hundred thousand naira for a period of ninety days and you will be
qualified for the national draw.

He
thanked God for giving him the opportunity, praying that as he has
received, from the bank, so shall God continue to strengthen the
management of Intercontinental Bank for a better service.

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