Corp Members take education, sex education, battle against drug abuse, anti-cultism enlightenment campaign to Okere Community

In a groundbreaking initiative, members of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, serving in Warri South Local Government Area, last week, took a com


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Corp Members take education, sex education, battle against drug abuse, anti-cultism enlightenment campaign to Okere Community


In a groundbreaking initiative, members of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, serving in Warri South Local Government Area, last week, took a comprehensive sensitization programme on the importance of education, sex education, battle against drug abuse and anti-cultism to Okere community, in Warri South Local Government Area, Delta State.

 

Our Batch ‘A’ Stream ‘2’ Corps Member, Ogunsola Temiloluwa, reports that the event, which held at the Okere Community Town Hall in Okere, Warri, marked a significant milestone for the community, drawing the participation of numerous dignitaries, including the Local Government Inspector, Mrs. Abodunde Esther, the councilor representing GRA Ward in Warri South Legislative Arm, Hon. Temile Solomon and representative of the State Coordinator of NYSC.

 

The programme, carefully designed to tackle pressing issues affecting the youth and residents of Okere community, brought together over 100 Okere indigenes and corps members.

 

It featured insightful presentations from representatives of the four Community Development Service (CDS) groups responsible for its organization.

 

The Local Government Inspector from Warri South Local Government, Mrs. Abodunde Esther, graced the occasion with her presence, underlining the importance of the topics discussed.

 

She commended the corps members for their dedication to community development and their commitment to addressing critical issues.

 

Hon. Temile Solomon, whose constituency includes Okere community, expressed gratitude to the corps members for the initiative, saying the enlightenment campaign was the first of its kind in the community.

 

The representative of the Delta State NYSC coordinator, applauded the corps members for their efforts in promoting community engagement and education.

 

He emphasized the role of NYSC in building responsible and enlightened citizens.

 

The highlight of the event was the informative presentations by the four CDS groups, each focusing on a distinct topic.

 

The first CDS group discussed the importance of education, emphasizing how it can empower individuals and transform communities. They provided guidance on accessing educational resources and scholarships.

 

The second CDS group tackled the sensitive but crucial topic of sex education. They discussed reproductive health, consent, and the importance of safe practices to prevent unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections.

 

The third CDS group addressed the alarming issue of drug abuse. They highlighted the dangers of substance abuse and offered resources for those seeking help to overcome addiction.

 

The fourth CDS group shed light on the dangers of cultism and its adverse effects on individuals and communities. They advocated for the promotion of positive peer relationships and conflict resolutions.

 

 


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