On Saturday, 11 June 2022, the Prudent Watch media was at the Federation of Kwara North Student (FKNS) symposium held at NUJ hall, Ilorin.
The symposium themed “The Roles and Impact of Students in Community Development” was intriguing and educative. This was possible due to the wealth of knowledge shared by several keynotes speaker at the event.
Hon Muhammad Yahyah Sabi, the chief host of the program and also the President of the union gave his welcoming speech in which he gave thanks to all the personalities he invited for honoring his invitation.
“Federation of Kwara North Student is a union comprising all tertiary institution of Kwara north students schooling both home and diaspora and it was established to cater for the welfare of our student”, the president said in his speech.
“Representing our cultural heritage, being an ambassador of goodness and justice, and displaying moral ethics anywhere we find ourselves is our watchword” furthered, the National President.
“The initiation behind this program is to sensitize our students on the roles they need to play in their respective communities that will lead to the growth of our dear state and country at large”, he added.
The First Guest Speaker- Princess Ndazwa Felicia Tsado delivered lectures on the roles of female Students in our society and the impact they are expected to play. She also discussed on vital roles women play in every community they are in and the need for women to always participate in community development.
The keynote Speaker Hajia Hawa-kullu Saidu on the
Topic, leadership and student Unionisms encourages ladies to actively participate in Student Unionism and to pursue any post designated for females with full commitment and optimism.
A doctor of sociology at Kwara State University Malete, Dr. Muhammad Idris Danjuma who happens to be the last speaker of the program discussed the roles and impact of Students in community development. As a doctor of sociology, he quoted many scholarly opinions on the need for students to also play there in ensuring a better community.
After the lectures, an interactive Question and Answer floor was opened for the student to contribute to the topics.