NOA Wants Students to Embrace National Core Values, as They Present Trophies to Integrity Clubs Video Competition to Winners

Abia State Director of National Orientation Agency, NOA, Dr Ngozi Okechukwu says the establishment of Integrity Clubs in secondary schools  is to set precedence in implementing the National Ethics and Integrity policy of the Federal Government in partnership with Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC.
Dr Okechukwu stated this during the virtual national and state presentation of trophies to the winners of the maiden edition of the integrity club video competition on the theme, “My Role in Making a Nigeria of My Dream” held at Holy Rosary Secondary school Umuahia. 
Lady Okechukwu commended NOA and ICPC for this creative and proactive collaboration aimed at upscaling compliance with national ethics, observance of integrity in the schools and curbing the increasing rate of moral decadence among the youths.
Some of her speech read in parts, “thirdly, We highly commend our (2) Integrity Officers who have worked very hard in the establishment of Integrity Clubs in over 40 schools across the 17 LGAs in the State”. 
“Thank you for educating our students and teachers on the importance of imbibing the Seven National Core Values as enshrined in Chapter 2, Section 23 of the 1999 Constitution as amended, which include: Discipline, Dignity of Labor, Social Justice, Religious Tolerance, Self-reliance and Patriotism”.
“We cannot forget the efforts of our teachers in ensuring that our children maintain and uphold high moral values. These efforts will undoubtedly restore our values system and renew the moral fabric of all Nigerians, especially within the young generation, to achieve the Nigeria of our dreams”.
“Finally, please recall that letters were sent to schools where the Integrity Club was established to send in a one-minute video as entry for their participation in the maiden edition of Integrity Club Competition on the theme “MY ROLE IN MAKING A NIGERIA OF MY DREAM”. Judges have gone through all the entries, and winners have emerged for each State are national Winners. For Abia State, HOLY ROSARY GIRLS SECONDARY SCHOOL emerged the best and won the competition. We commend all members of the Integrity Clubs who participated”. “Congratulations. You all are our future leaders who will return any lost glory, With how complicated things are today, I dream of a Nigeria where no one is left behind achieving a Nigeria of our dream_ not even our young people. Yes, this “Change Begins with me” must begin now”.
The integrity officers from NOA Mr Ogadinma Nkulo, Mr Nwoke among others advised the students to do the right thing at the right time. According to them, the integrity club students are now role models, therefore, they should carry themselves well.
Responding, the Principal of Holy Rosary Girls Secondary school, Umuahia, Reverend Sister Jane Samuel thanked NOA and ICPC for putting the event together, adding that 
the management is grateful to NOA for the initiative. 
While promising that Holy Rosary would continue to uphold good standards, Reverend Sister Jane prayed that the country will be better with form promise to promote Integrity Clubs in the school.
The leader of the integrity club students, Holy Rosary secondary school, Sopuruchi Ann Alugwe recited a poem captioned “upholding the Nigeria of my dream”
Highpoints of the event were presentation of trophy and letter of congratulation  to the Principal of Holy Rosary Girls Secondary school Umuahia.

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