The old student of the prestigious Federal Government College Port Harcourt, FEGOCO PH, on Saturday, 30 October 2021, converged at the Catholic Church, Admiralty Way in Lekki, for a purposeful walk in a campaign for physical and healthy wellbeing.
The 9-kilometre walk kicked off around 8.30 am from Admiralty Way to Lekki Link Bridge. The Alumni who participated did three laps back and forth adorning purple jerseys, and ensuring that all COVID protocols are observed.
Medical personnel and facility were on ground for emergencies, with an ambulance and escort vehicles. The walk was well organized as the team followed traffic-free routes.
President of the Federal Government College PH Old Student Association, Mr Gogo Kurubo who spearheaded the Health Walk, emphasized the importance of staying healthy. He added that walking has long been considered an ideal form of physical exercise.
It is easy, accessible, requires no special skills or equipment, poses little risk of injury, and can be done virtually anywhere, he told newsmen.
Mr Gogo Kurubo is a COVID-survivor who has remained at the forefront of the campaign for staying safe and complying with COVID-19 safety protocol.
Having survived COVID, I have come to appreciate the importance of exercise and how it fosters comprehensive body wellness.
He added that a collective cause like the health walk is effective in contributing to overall weight loss, lowering BMI (body mass index) and body fat percentage, and decreasing blood pressure.
“Our approach to advancing the blossoming drive for health and fitness, through the Health Walk, also reflects our capacity to create value for our community. We have made it our responsibility to encourage the general public in the adoption of lifestyles that promote good health and well-being, he said.
Speaking about the role of the Alumni, Mr Gogo stated that the Alumni has been a huge inspiration for him and for other members.
Having left school about 40 years back or 10 years back to meet up, the excitement was visible as old friends and schoolmates see one another for the very first time in many years, and the nostalgia is awesome.
Beyond the Health Walk, the Alumni association aims to play very significant roles in other areas such as education, infrastructural development of the Alma mater and maintenance of high education standards in school through the organisation of scholarships for students.
Through this Health Walk, it is also believed that the alumni is achieving the vision to make sports that instrument for unity and development among members and the community by extension.
HACKAHOLICS DIGITAL SUMMIT 2023: WEMA BANK LAUNCHES AFRICA’S LARGEST GATHERING OF INNOVATORS, DISRUPTORS, REGULATORS, POLICYMAKERS, INVESTORS & CUSTOMERS IN THE DIGITAL SPACE
Wema Bank, Nigeria’s most innovative bank and pioneer of Africa’s first fully digital bank, ALAT, has announced the launch of the Hackaholics Digital Summit 2023, Africa’s largest gathering of innovators, disruptors, regulators, policymakers, investors & customers in the digital space.
This groundbreaking summit will serve as a hub for sharing cutting-edge insights, trends, and best practices in the tech industry towards the positive transformation of technology and innovation not just in Nigeria but across the African continent.
In 2019, Wema Bank introduced Hackaholics, a dedicated initiative targeting youth and startups. Its mission is to provide a stage for entrepreneurs and innovators with transformative, tech-driven concepts to bring their ideas to fruition and refine their skills. The 4th edition of Hackaholics, launched in April 2023, involved several months-long journey to top Nigerian universities to identify and nurture talented students with creative ideas. These students were afforded the opportunity to collaborate, enhance their skills, and actualize their unique concepts through technology. The Hackaholics Digital Summit will host both the grand finale of Hackaholics 4.0 and the inaugural edition of the digital summit.
The Hackaholics Digital Summit 2023 is scheduled for October 6, 2023, in Lagos, Nigeria, under the theme “Re-Imagine: Disrupting the Ecosystem for Scale.” This multifaceted event commences with the launch of the Hackaholics Digital Summit and concludes with the exciting grand finale of Hackaholics 4.0. During this grand event, the standout teams from the competition will showcase their innovations, contending for the prestigious titles of Hackaholics 4.0 winners.
Notably, the winning team will receive a grant of N10,000,000 worth of prizes, the first runner-up N7,000,000 worth of prizes, the second runner-up N5,000,000 worth of prizes, while a special N3,000,000 grant is reserved exclusively for a female-led team. Additionally, a N15,000,000 grant will be allocated to University STEM endowment.
The Digital Summit will further encompass an array of simultaneous master classes, providing attendees with the opportunity to witness the emergence of Africa’s technological future while gaining invaluable insights from renowned experts. These masterclasses will delve into topics such as “The Future of Financial Services,” “Venture Capital and Funding Viable Innovation for Scale,” and “Strategic Technology for Impact & Societal Change: Transforming Today & Tomorrow’s World.”
Attendance to this prestigious event is by invitation only; however, interested customers and technology enthusiasts can secure a spot at the Wema Bank Hackaholics Digital Summit 2023 by registering at https://hackaholics.wemabank.com/digital-summit.
Don’t miss the chance to be part of this exceptional gathering, charting the course for the future of technology in Africa.
Primate Ayodele’s Prophecy Fulfilled As Godswill Akpabio Faces Impeachment Threat (VIDEO)
The emergence of Godswill Akpabio as the senate president of Nigeria may have been approved physically but spiritually, there were pockets of resistance for his leadership. This claim has now been authenticated following the impeachment threats currently facing the politician.
Long before the senate presidency election, the electorates were warned by Primate Ayodele about the choice of their candidate. The global prophet went as far as mentioning names of candidates that have the approval of God but in the usual character of Nigerian politicians, they ignored.
Primate Ayodele repeatedly said that an Igbo person is the right candidate to become the next senate president but the most prominent person in that category wasn’t allowed to get the seat, the electorates threw their weight behind Godswill Akpabio.
It would also be recalled that immediately Akpabio won, Primate Ayodele stated that there would be problems in the house. Some supporters of the politician thought Primate Ayodele had a personal issue with their principal and went on to verbally attack the prophet. Little did they know that it won’t even take long before things unfold.
In a video shared on Primate Ayodele’s tiktok account in August, the prophet clearly revealed that some people will launch an attack of impeachment on Godswill Akpabio. Every normal person would have thought this will not come to pass anytime soon because the government is still new and there were no issues at the time Primate Ayodele released that prophecy but prophets don’t operate on the normal realm, they have the ability to see stillness in the midst of a raging storm and a raging storm in the midst of stillness.
These were the words of Primate Ayodele:
‘’I see that some people will launch attack of impeachment on Akpabio, they will condemn him and will begin to have problems.’’
As the prophet revealed, reports making rounds have it that the Senate President is going through an impeachment attack which was launched by two senators from the north. According to the reports, former governors who are also in the senate have joined the league of senators seeking for the impeachment of Godswill Akpabio.
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