An Inspirational Speaker, Beverley Naya has warned students to avoid bleaching at all cost in a Programmme organised by the Students Representative Council, under the Leadership of the University Mayor, Igbinedion University, at the Central Library Conference Hall, Igbinedion University Okada.
Beverly Naya while speaking to the multitude of students said Nigeria has the world’s highest percentage of women using skin lightening agents in the quest for Beauty in order to attract men. She however, encouraged the students to avoid bleaching because it’s very dangerous to health. She further advised the students to be confident of their colour, love themselves the way they are and avoid peer pressure that would destroy their skin in the nearest future.
A short documentary video about the danger of bleaching skin was projected for the student watch. The Video also encouraged the viewers to maintain their natural skin without bleaching the skin, to avoid inferiority complex and peer pressure of the society.
The Vice-Chancellor Professor Ikechukwu Ezemonye, was represented by the Dean of Students Affairs, Barrister Kennedy Igbinedion and other members of Staff. The Dean of Student Affairs spoke about the tremendous achievements of the University so far and Giant Stride of the Vice-Chancellor Professor Ikechukwu Ezemonye in taking the University to the next level through ICT revolution, internationalization of academic programs and Infrastructural Development. He appreciated the large turnout of students of Igbinedion University, Okada,
The Mayor of the University, Doctor Tayo Segun Samuel in his speech thanked the Inspirational Speaker, Beverly Naya for enlightening the Students about how to take care of their skin in the proper way. The Mayor also appreciated other personalities and students who graced the occasion to make it a success and a colourful one.