Press Release: CRSG To Mark 2016 International Student Day

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Gov Ayade

Michael Abuo|7 November 2016

17th of November is globally marked as International Student Day, the Governor of Cross River State as an academician and political guru and one working assiduously to elevate Cross River State from an academic less developed state to one that is developed sees it as noble that this day be celebrated in the state as it is done internationally. Therefore, the Office of the Special Assistant to the Governor on Student Affairs and Youth Mobilization, CRS will be marking the event thus:

AIM AND OBJECTIVES OF CELEBRATING THE 2016 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT DAY

This day will be utilized to address challenges of students in the state/nationally and collate recommendation for solution based policies/legislation; x-ray academic gains made by our administration and strides; build an interface between student leaders/students of secondary and tertiary institutions in the state; promote peaceful and friendly coexistence between students of various institutions, government and security agencies; partake in community/voluntary services; award academic excellence and sensitize/advocate against social vices  etc.

STEERING COMMITTEE

An inaugural committee has been set up by the Department of Student Affairs constituting of Student Union Government Leaders of respective tertiary institutions/reps and security agencies reps for the successful organization of this year's event as follows.

1. Comrade Mohammed U. Thompson—Common Wealth Student  Rep, Nigeria, Chairman Steering Committee  (09093302985)
2. Comrade Uchendu, Samuel————–Niger Delta Student Rep, Member (08134322564)
3. Miss Violet Fanseh Isek———-University of Calabar-Rep, Secretary, Steering Committee
4. Comrade Ogenye, Paul Ashi———-University of Calabar SUG rep, Memeber (07036110458)
5. CSP Obeten Uket———Nigeria Police Force, rep State Com of Police (08033163829)
6. Anwakang, Awatt Eso———–SUG President, COE Akamkpa (08067375747)
7. Ovat, Dan Wilson——–SUG President COHETECH (08108394712)
8. Abang Innocent O——-CRUTECH, Faculty President (09055408967)

PROGRAM OF EVENT

The program of event is for two (2) days: (Please see attached banner for other details):

DAY ONE (16TH NOVEMBER, 2016)

1. PRESS BRIEFFING (7:30AM; CRBC; THISDAY; NATION; CRWATC ETC)

2. FAMILIARIZATION VISIT (OBONG OF CALABAR; NIGERIA POLICE; ORPHANAGE HOME)

DAY TWO (17TH NOVEMBER,2016; University of Calabar, UNICAL)

1. Talk Show
2. Interactive Session
3. Free HIV Testing/ Malaria Testing and Treatment
4. Spelling Competition and Award of Prizes
5. Communiqué Drafting

The event is opened to students of secondary and tertiary institutions and is based on delegates from 2 private secondary schools, 2 state government secondary schools; 2 private secondary schools and 2 faith based schools and School of Nursing, Health Tech, University of Calabar, Cross River University of Science and Technology, Colleges of Education Akamkpa and Obudu. 400 hundred student delegates in all.

Keep a date!

(Photo one shows banner of the event; photo 2-8 and 9-10 shows the S.A with members of the 2016 steering committee during and after their inaugural meeting)

Prince Michael Nku Abuo,JP
S.A Student Affairs and Youth Mobilization, CRS