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LEAH SHARIBU TURNS 16 TODAY, IN CAPTIVITY!!!

Leah Sharibu was among the abducted 109 girls of the Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi in Yobe State. The girls were abducted by the terrorist group, Boko Haram on February 19, 2018. Leah Sharibu who was aged fifteen at the time of the abduction in March 2018 turn 16 today, Monday. While 104 abducted girls were released to their parents, Leah Sharibu was held back by the captives because she refused to renounce her Christian faith.
“Monday, May 14 , 2018, our daughter, Miss Leah Sharibu , will be 16 years . If she were here with us , we would have been celebrating her 16 th birthday with her . “She is not with us and all we can do is fast and pray for her as a family and I want to appeal to all Nigerians and other concerned people around the world to help us pray for her safety wherever she is and for her return as well. “President Buhari seemed to have forgotten about Leah but we know God who brought her forth will not forget her . We believe that God is keeping watc…

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Societal values are standards that help shape the society; people in society hold such standards in high regards and they tend to shape the way people think, behave and react to issues and situations around them. In her book, "Americanah", Chinamanda writes of a single lady who is over thirty years and is seen as  unserious, lacking focus, and is viewed with "corner eye" (in local pigin context), which is partial to disdain or disgust.

In Nigeria and Africa at large, emphasis has been placed on graduating with a 1st class degree, or getting a masters degree, it has in a way become a societal thing, anything short of that tags one as unserious or a failure. We forget to develop the social part of life, develop our inner talents or build life skills, without which one can hardly be complete.

Getting an education is good, important even but it's not everything. In the wake of the festive period, a friend of mine visited a home of family friends and during his visit, a male child between age 4-5 came out with a plastic jerican on one hand and sticks on the other. Now, using those tools to drum, the young boy was scolded immediately. The point is, raw talents ,skills and gifts should be nurtured, grown and allowed to flourish. The average, regular parent in Nigeria having one form of education must realize that with the changes in the world today people hardly practice what they studied in school, majority are living through skills acquired or talents.

Let us encourage the young ones to aspire to be creative always, letting individuality show. Let us dare the children to think out of the box because they are the future of tomorrow.

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