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Female students have been urged not shy away from taking and contesting for positions of responsibility.
This advice was given by Hon.(Mrs) Cecilia Asim, the Vice Chairman of Akamkpa Local Government Area in a seminar with the theme “the place of women in our contemporary school environment”, organized by the Student’s Union Government (SUG) of the College of Education (COE), Akamkpa.
“The notion that the duties of women starts and ends in their home has for a long time now become a thing of the past, this is because of the rise of women in different field of endeavors” she said.
Also speaking at the seminar, SSA to the President on Youth and students affairs, Jude Imagwe represented by Comr. Isaiah Nwankwo said the role of women is changing in a fast growing society and participants should position themselves for the future.
Speaking on the benefits of the seminar, Susan Agbe said “I now know that with an additional skill to my education, I will be better prepared for both the world and marriage.”
Some other participants at the event expressed joy over the event and said they were now in a position to make better decisions as “ladies of the 21st century.”
Earlier ,the COE SUG President Comr. Inang, Mercy Solomon said the essence of the seminar “is to encourage , motivate , spur and shoot you into believing you can achieve anything and the fact that you are ladies should not count as a disadvantage”
The program which held at the newly constructed ETF B auditorium, included drama presentation.
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