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Women Group Lays Emphasis On Child Education For Better Society

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Joel Ajayi

The International Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW International) has stressed the importance of the education of children, particularly the girl-child education for a better, prosperous and sustainable society.





Left: Hajiya Rahmat Suleiman , Head Teacher LEA Primary School Tungan Kwasou,; Middle: Mrs Yinka Ajibola, President BPW International, Nigeria and Right Dr. Amany Asfour,  immediate past International President, BPW Internationa
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Making the emphasis during a familiarization visit to the L. E. A. Primary School Tnugan Kwasou in Bwari Area Council of the FCT, Abuja, Dr. Amany Asfour, current President of African Business and Professional Women in the African Union (AU) and immediate past President of BPW International, said any society that aspires to progress in any facet of human endeavours must give priority attention to the education of its children.

Dr. Asfour who expressed satisfaction with the administration of academic activities and progress made in impacting education on pupils of the school, said BPW International as one of the most influential networks of business and professional women in the world, will continue to champion the cause for the promotion and enhancement of child education and in particular, that of the girl-child.

In her remarks at the occasion, Mrs. Yinka Ajibola, National President of BPW International, Nigeria, who said the visit to the school was to inspect progress made in academic teachings of the children since its inception in 2017, said they were highly impressed with what they saw and called on Management and Staff of the school to keep on with the good job and make L. E. A. Tungan Kwasou a leading example among its peers in the provision of high quality primary education in Bwari Area Council and the FCT as a whole. 

The Ward Head of Tungan Kwasou, Alhaji Muhammad Giwa who is the Royal Father of the occasion, expressed his appreciation on behalf of the people of Tungan Kwasou Ward for the provision of the school which he said has greatly impacted on the community positively making education available and affordable within their doorsteps.

Also speaking at the occasion, Hajiya Rahmat Suleiman, Head Teacher of the School expressed the happiness and gratitude of Management, Staff and Students of the School not only in the provision of the school for the Community, but for the constant look out and encouragement from BPW International for the progress and better growth of the school.

Hajiya Suleiman then promised that the staff will continue to put in their very best for the good of the school in providing better education and good upbringing of the pupils as part of their contribution for a better society.

In a speech read by Joy Hillary, a pupil of the school to the admiration of the visiting BPW International officials, she said they are thankful to BPW International for their philanthropic gesture in the provision of the school which has afforded them the opportunity to acquire education with ease, promising to make judicious use of the knowledge impacted on them to be better and useful citizens in the society.

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NIHOTOUR Celebrates 2021 World Tourism Day With Vocational Skill Tranning for Youth, Women In Kebbi State

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In continuation of its vocational skill acquisition training of youths and women across the six geo-political zones of the country, the National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR) has concluded arrangements to impact knowledge-based Tour Guiding skills for youths and women in Kebbi State during occasion marking the 2021 World Tourism Day celebration to be hosted in Kebbi State.


In a statement signed by Director Media and Public Relations Ahmed Mohammed Sule on Sunday in Abuja, the Director General of the National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism, Alhaji Nura Sani Kangiwa noted that in line with the theme of the 2021 World Tourism Day: Tourism for Inclusive Growth, NIHOTOUR is poised to make the celebration a grand cultural event that will impart positively on the socio-economic lives of the people of the state, 

He expressed that, the events slated for the annual program are meant to highlight Nigeria’s rich cultural and sport tourism endowments.

Argungu Emirate is known as the flagship of Nigeria’s cultural and sport destination because of its prestigious International Argungu Fishing and Cultural Festival, the training of the youths of the state in tour guiding will empower them to partake in the promotional activities of tourism in the state, thus providing them with skills for gainful self-employment.

The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) had stated that the choice of this year’s theme, Tourism for Inclusive Growth, was informed by the need to focus attention on people centred tourism engagements and to ensure that in celebrating the World Tourism Day 2021, no person is left behind as the world begins to open up for robust tourism activities that was abruptly interrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

According to available information from the Travel Tourism Department of NIHOTOUR, the Tour Guiding exercise tagged Tour Guiding Operations for Women and Youths in Kebbi State, is billed to commence from Saturday 25th to Tuesday 28th September 2021 and will put participants through the rudiments of tour guiding in view of the large number of tourists that troop into the tourism endowed state for the various sports and socio-cultural events annually. 

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