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IKA GRAMMAR SCHOOL OLD BOYS ASSOCIATION, ’96 CELEBRATES

The President, Mr. John Okoh and members of Ika Grammar School Old Boys Association Class of 1996 have during their Annual Get-Together Party, visited the maternity ward, children’s ward and other wards of the Central Hospital Agbor where they distributed food and other domestic items to the children and their mothers.

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Speaking in an address during the reception which took place at the premises of Ika Grammar School, the President, Mr. John Okoh, an Economist by profession appreciated God for His goodness and mercy all through the year.

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He said he is very grateful to God Almighty because the union has not recorded any loss of its member since 2018 when they all started gathering together annually to celebrate the goodness of God in their lives.

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Continuing, Mr. Okoh who is a civil servant, commended everyone who graced the occasion. He thanked his executive members, particularly, the welfare officer,  Dr. Chris Otene for their support towards the progress and growth of the union. He disclosed that before the union was formally established in May 2013, both himself and other bonafide members of the Old Boys Association have been meeting together to plan and strategize on how to help move Ika Grammar School and Ika nation in general to greater heights

He then concluded by encouraging members of the union to always be united and love one another so that the association will continue to move forward.

As part of the annual celebration, members of the executive, i.e Chairman, Vice Chairman, Treasurer, Secretary that will help pilot the affairs of the association were officially elected in to office.

BE CAREFUL, AVOID EXUBERANCE -Youth Leader Admonishes

The Emuhu Community Youth Leader, Comrade Bright Ewere has urged youths to be careful and avoid being exuberant during the Yuletide as celebrations.

He gave this advice while speaking with Ika Weekly reporter at his office in Emuhu,  Ika South L.G.A, over the Weekend.

Comrade Ewere noted that youths think that the festival period is a time to engage in activities that are detrimental to their well being all in the name of celebration as he pointed out that nothing on earth is new and the Christmas and New Year Celebrations are not happening the first time neither is it going to be the last time.

The youth leader further urged the young ones to maintain decorum and be moderate in their activities adding that although he is not saying youths should not be merry, but should be careful and considerate in whatever they do.

He stressed the need for youths to live exemplary lives because they are the future leaders, adding that if the youths of today do not correct the mistakes of the elders, the future of the country would be bleak.

He maintained that the older generations were not opportune to be exposed to the modernity and knowledge that available today as the world is now a global village. Hence, and the young generation should use that advantage to better the society rather than using it negatively thereby tarnishing the image of the country.

He used the opportunity to wish Emuhu youths, a prosperous 2020 as he prayed that all who lived to see the beginning of the year 2019 would also  by God’s special grace, see the end.

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