Hon Mudashir Warns School Pupils to Shun Social Vices, Solicits  Healthy School Environment 

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By Olanrewaju Daud-Matins

tasks parents and guidance to keep monitoring their wards’ activities very closely.

In a bid to repel out our society acts capable of ruining the lives of our future leaders, the Executive Chairman, Ogun Waterside Local Government, Abigi, Hon. Mudashir AbdulLateef Adekunle has warned the entire youths mostly school pupils in the council area to shun drugs, cultism, pre-marital sex, and other social vices, for them to be useful for themselves as well as the society in the nearest future.

The Council Boss who was ably represented by the Head of Local Government Administration (HOLGA), Dr. Olusoji Adekoya, gave the warning at the inauguration of a sensitization program on Healthy living, tagged ” School-Based Health and Safety  Committee” organized by the Council’s Health Educator, Mr. Yusuf Moshood Olayinka held recently at the Local Government Education Authority Cooperative Hall, in Abigi.

The council Boss, Hon Mudashir Adekunle, advised the parents and guidance to always keep watch on their wards in order to achieve a healthy school environment as well as the only way to build a better society that all of us could be proud of.

He reminded them that children nowadays needed to be fully engaged and monitored as an idle hand is the devil’s workshop.

Hon. Mudashir reiterated that the level at which our teeming youths embarked on misuse of drugs such as smoking marijuana, involvement in rapes, yahoo yahoo, pre-marital sex, and many more amongst the secondary school children is becoming alarming that if not properly checked could jeopardize the efforts of the governments and majority of the parents. “So, they should keep their eyes on their wards’ activities at all times”, the chairman stressed.

Also speaking at the occasion, the Ojomotumoro of Abigiland who is also the Chairman, Council of Obas in the Local Government Area, HRM Oba Olusegun Ogunye commended the efforts of the organizers for putting the committee together in order to catch them young and encourage the youths to live a worthy life void of vices.

He stated further that, this singular act will redeem those already involved in the criminal acts as well as sounds a note of warning to those who might want to commit such illicit acts.

Speaking earlier, the organizer of the programme, Mr. Yusuf Moshood Olayinka appreciated the Executive Chairman, Hon. Mudashir Adekunle; Executive and Legislative Arms; HOLGA, Dr. Olusoji Adekoya; Supervisor for Health, Alhaja Muinat Adeleke; Supervisor for Education, Hon. Ogunji Olugbenga; Executive Secretary, Education Authority, Hon. Onaniyi; Director/ Coordinator, Primary Health Care, Dr. Oladipupo Qazeem.

Other Management Team, Apex Nurse, Mrs. Onihale; DSNO, Mrs. Adesina J.C and the Local Immunization Officer Mr. George Kayode; Traditional Rulers, Teachers, Parents, Guidance, chosen Committee Members, and everyone that graced the occasion staying that, he was overwhelmed by the turnout, adding that their contributions and supports are well noted and acknowledged.

He pointed out that, the primary aims and objectives of setting up the committee is to monitor the students in schools and to forestall any act capable of increasing the level of morbidity, mortality, physiological, psychological, and emotional health status of the school-growing population in Ogun Waterside Local Government Area.

In addition, it’s a popular saying that no nation can rise above its education level; Therefore to build the nation’s economy, learners cum youths must be properly taken care of while their well-being to achieve all these can not be overemphasized.

He admonished that, all hands must be on deck to check this ugly incidence on time, for us to have a better society.


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