By Our Reporter
Faith Egbe, a graduate of Chemical Sciences Department in the Cross River University of Technology currently undergoing her year long national youth service scheme in Osun state says there is need for man to utilize his potentials for the benefit of mankind.
The Yakurr born Cation (a term used to refer to female Chemist) stated this in a telephone interview with CrossRiverWatch where she bared her mind on the challenges of her service year and how she has settled in to render humanitarian service to the locals using her God given talent.
Faith who averred that she could weave and fix all types of hair says her current place of assignment is challenging but she is settling in quickly following her posting to Osun state.
Following her completion of the camping exercise, Faith says she was posted to Boripe local government area where she is attached to a secondary school in the area.
She says the challenge of water and language barrier in her place of assignment is frustrating but that does not hinder her passion.
“When I came here at first, I felt lost but I am gradually settling but issues such as water supply remains as we all use a well which gets soiled and dirty after prolonged usage. The language barrier is also there but it means little or nothing as I find myself within a community that I feel quite okay which I feel I should share the warmth of my people in Cross River with them.” she says.
On humanitarian services rendered, she says “I am a member of the Nigeria Christian Corpers Fellowship and we often go out to preach to the people and when we do that we give out gifts and assist those who need help.
“I am a Chemist and hairstyling is a talent and hobby, I figure why not use this talent of yours and serve God. So, when we go out to preach I use that opportunity to make the hair of the little girls I see to make them look more pretty and beautiful and I derive joy from it.
“I think we all are talented but it should not be used for money making only, we need to learn how to give back to the society not necessarily by handing out money but little things like making a young girl’s hair free of charge.” she says.
When asked by this reporter if she would style his hair free of charge for one year, she laughed and answered “no wahala” before hanging up.
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