•••Donates AKEES Pencils, books, Marker Boards and Sports material to students.
As the world celebrates the International Day of the Girl Child, a front line female leader, Comrade Idongesit Micah led a delegation of female leaders to encourage the girl child in Ibesikpo Secondary Commercial School, Nung Udoe.
According to her, we are making effort to inform our girls on the need to expand their scope. Many of our girls are not developing the skills the need to secure decent work the need later in life, hence we are out to set their minds aright.
She further said, that many girls do not have access to career guidance, mentors and life coach. I believe that if we can give girls the right guidance, they will have the courage and determination to choose a stem career.
According to her, girls possesses a great force, and needs to be invested in to attain skills for employability. The International Day of the Girl is a day set aside each year to bring attention to address the needs and challenges faced by girls worldwide.
Comrade Idongesit thanked Governor Udom for the free and compulsory education which has helped a lot of our female child in studying towards actualizing their dreams.
While sharing customized exercise books, pen and pencils purchased from the Pencil and Toothpick producing industry which is a product of AKEES to students, Comr. Micah thanked the Governor for the industrialisation drive in the state which has employed alot of our youths. “We needed a sincere governor in this state who will talk and do and i am proud of Gov. Udom who promised us industries, and we have seen them”.
Also speaking, a female student leader, Comr. Anietie John educated the girls on the need to take care of themselves and be clean. She further said, that they should be focus on their studies and avoid entering into relationships that will ruined their future.
The students were excited by the show of love by their seniors to them in marking the International Day of the Girl Child. The Senior Prefect on behalf of others students promised to take the advise seriously and thanked the team for choosing their school.
In conclusion, the principal of Ibesikpo Secondary Commercial School, Mr. Iseobong, said that this has never happened in this school whereby a group of young people will come in and share books, pen, pencils, marker board, chalk, gift items, football etc to spur up students to do more academically.
Mr. Isebong thanked Governor Udom for the numerous works he is doing to make the state a destination hub for investors and commended Comr. Idongesit Micah and her team for finding his school worthy to come and mark the International Day of the Girl Child.