National Association of women in colleges of educationKwara State College of Education, Ilorin Chapter holds a seminar to motivate and sensitise women working in the college. A woman has more to offer the society; she is a competent multi-tasker and a natural leader in the home. She is in charge in her home, must be able to give training, impart knowledge that will last for a lifetime on her child.
There is power in every woman, the special guest of honour of the occasion, HonourableCommissioner for Women AffairsHajiaTaibat Ahmad remarked at the occasion, shestates that she appreciates and is proud of women in Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin.
Women in this college are tolerant because they endure with our government. It is only a woman who will think about the welfare and future of the children. Ahmad advice that women take proper care of her wards/children check on them and monitor their movement as well as friends they go out with so as not to be wayward.
As there are cases of young girls,who carry unwanted pregnancies without the knowledge of their parent and end up throwing the baby into the waste bin.
Sequel to that, LEAH foundation delivered a lecture on cervical cancer and Breast cancer. Cervical cancer according to the foundation arises from the cervix. It is caused by abnormal growth of cells that can invade or spread to other parts of the body. The disease can be prevented by being physically active for at least 30 minutes daily, avoid being overweight and avoid sugary drinks.
On the other hand, Breast Cancer is the disease that affects a woman’s breast typically. Although the precise causes of breast cancer are unclear, among the most significant factors are advancing age and a family history of breast cancer. Regular breast cancer screening is vital, although breast cancer cannot be prevented, one can take the first and most easy step to help detect it earlier with a simple breast self-exam,that means to examine your breast on your own. It is more likely to be treated successfully if detectedearlier.
In his remarks, the representative of the Provost, Deputy Provost Administration Dr. M.B Taiwo thanked the host of the programme for impacting meaningfully into the life of widows, the motherless and people of poor background. Taiwo said the association started these excellent works since 1989 and had never relented its effort at giving meaning to people’s life.
Finally, Dr.Taiwo requested the support of the HonourableCommissioner for Woman Affairs HajiaZainab Ahmed in order for the association to continue with its excellent work until the desired goal is achieved.