The Save Our School, Soul, Singles and Students (SOS4) series sponsored by Salimo-Wits Foundation in collaboration with Petra Career management and Resources which commenced earlier in January was rounded off today with a Youth summit held today, 3oth November, 2019 at Petra Christian Academy, Ughelli, Delta State. The youth summit drew attendance from fifteen secondary schools across four Local Government Area’s in Delta State. Some of the schools that participated in the summit include: Petra Christian Academy, High Standard, Afiesere Secondary School, James Welch Grammar School, Owhe Grammar School, Otovwodo Grammar School, Zion City, Ibru College, Final Touch, Effurun Otor Grammar School, Ughelli Mixed, Adagwe Grammar School, Rhinos High School, Ovwor Grammar School and Our Lady of Fatimah.There were over one hundred and twenty five students and teachers in attendance.
Topical issues discussed during the summit include ‘Dangers of Drugs and Cultism”, “Dangers of Pre-marital Sex” and “Becoming an Academic Giant.” The theme for the summit was “Maximizing Your Youth.” Special guest who participated in the youth summit to make it a memorable occasion include Dr. Precious Omoruwou, Mr. Aregbor Emmanuel and Comrade Marcus Ekure. The Youth summit was a mega success as attendance massive.
Following the success of the Youth Summit, Salimo-Wits leadership club (SWLC) has been successfully established in thirteen schools across three (3) Local Government Area in Delta State. Each school has at least five (5) SWLC registered members. Indeed, a generation doesn’t make itself. We must nurture our children into the true leaders they have the in-built capacity to become.