5th October, 2010
The Nigeria Union of Teachers, Ikorodu branch, has kicked off activities to mark the 2010Â World Teachers Day, with a health talk, football match, a gala night and an awardÂ ceremony among other sporting activities earmarked for its programmes.
According to the chairman of the union in Ikorodu, Comrade L.B Oduguwa, â€œWe haveÂ organised so many activities for the week-long celebration which include a footballÂ match, an award day, where we will honour the Oba of Imota, Oba Ajibade Bakare Agoro, aÂ teachers pride award, and thanksgiving services at both the Ikorodu Central Mosque andÂ the Methodist Church, Itaelewa, Ikorodu on Sunday,â€ he stated.
At a health talk held at the Government College, Ikorodu to herald the Day 2 ofÂ activities, the Speaker, Dr. Adebayo, spoke on cervical cancer prevention, hypertensionÂ and other stress related ailments. Afterwards, there was a question and answer sessionÂ and later screening of the teachers by medical personnel.