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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…

MAXIMIZE!

"Making most of every opportunity" is a favorite term used by motivational speakers, teachers and life coaches and it would seem some  analysis and documentaries have been made on this very simple but broad topic.

Most individuals, governments and nations fail to use their full potentials. In Nigeria, every state has a slogan and for Benue State, it is "food basket of the nation." The state is a classic example of one who has woefully failed in terms of reaching it's full potential to change her status quo.

With several agricultural products available, government and individuals have failed to go further to add value to such products to get better value for it, to increase it's chance for a better life, we have vast lands of orchids but the fruits are not processed when ripe so automatically, they like up our streets and market places once they get bad. Mangoes, pawpaw, yams, tomatoes, etc to mention a few. Despite the siting of factories like Taraku Mills, tomatoes blending plant, non have been fully managed to ensure the state attains it's full potential. And yes, how can we forget the Venue River? Sitting there all filled up with sand. 

In the end the price for inconsistency, corruption and more importantly, lack of vision as a state and individual is the increasing level of poverty, crime and other social vices in our society. 

What other states are there that have failed in utilizing what they have to produce things of worth? 

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