The co-ordinator of Girls’ Power Initiative (GPI), Asaba, Ehita Ikoghode-Aikpitanyi has charged GPI girls to be an agent of change in the society.
Ehita make this assertion in Asaba during the 2017 graduation ceremony and 14th anniversary of Girls’ Power Initiative (GPI) Asaba which was held on the 22nd of October 2017.
Speaker further, Ehita said that GPI plays a leading role in the transformation of patriarchal values in Nigeria that limit the girl from achieving her full potential.
On her part, the Centre Group Officer, Okeke Onyinyechukwu, said
GPI Asaba graduated a total of Eighty four girls (84), twenty from her centre group and sixty-four (64) from the outreach schools.
The Head of Programmes (HOP), Pat Akah encouraged those who didn’t pass the screening exercise to continue to do their best as they will get yet another opportunity next year. The outreach programme is on-going in ten schools: Asaba Mixed Secondary, Dell International College, Demonstration High School, Institute of Continuing Education (ICE), Ibusa Girls Secondary School, Niger Mixed Secondary School, Okpanam High School and Osa-Dennis Mixed Secondary, West End Mixed Secondary School and Word of Faith College.