the Special Assistant to Governor Udom Emmanuel on Education Monitoring Akparawa Udeme Udofia has called on Corps members participating in the National Youth Service Scheme to impart moral values in children as such is the foundation to greatness in life, adding that excellence in academics is good, but having moral values is the bedrock that sustains it.
Udofia made the appeal recently when he undertook a tour to schools in Abak local government Area.
Speaking at Girls’ High School, Ikot Ibiok, Eket LGA, Udofia informed that corps members are role model to students who are under their tutelage, for that reason they should leave up to expectation.”Your service year is a training ground for your experience and exposure of your future.”
Udofia also advised parents to allow their wards to leave in boarding school as boarding environment is well organized, highly regimented for sound academic upbringing, which give students total education. He used the visit to enlightened students on the need to internalize Akwa Ibom anthem as well as comply with the COVID-19 safety protocols as put forward by health professionals.
Other schools visited during the monitoring exercise was; QIC primary school, Okon Eket, and others.