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the health sector again by : 5:49 am On July 10, 2018

Distribution company EEDC, Chief Emeka
Ofor, has vowed to sponsor an annual
mental health education across six
geopolitical zones.
Offor, who disclosed this at the end of
one-day community mental health
facilitators training sponsored by his
foundation, at Oraifite, Ekwusigo Local
Government Area of Anambra State,
explained that the programme would
hold six times every year in each of six
geographical zones of the country.
Chief Offor who is also the Chairman,
Board of Directors of Enugu Electricity
Distribution Company (EEDC), said the
programme was parts of his
humanitarian services to the society.
He added that his foundation would
partner the National Drug Law
Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to
rehabilitate drug addicts, as well as train
and empower them to be useful to
themselves and the society.
Delivering a lecture entitled,
Understanding the role of Mental Health
Facilitations, Dr Eniabitobi Kuyinu,
founder of The Educator, a non-profit
organisation, posited that everyone has
a mental health issue and unhealed
wounds begging for urgent attention.
According to Kuyinu, all Nigerians
including the educated and uneducated
need mental health training to eradicate
their various mental problems such as
drug abuse, learning disability, emotional
issues, financial problems, untreated
ailments, anxiety, depression, emotional
imbalance, s****l abuse, health trauma,
pains, unresolved issue, relationship,
disappointments and others.
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Other mental health facilitators, Ms Renee
Bryan and Dr Sonja Sutherland, while
listing the internet, alcoholism and
acculturation as some factors
contributing to mental health issues,
advised people to eschew sedentary
lifestyles, refrain from high intake of
alcoholic and soft drinks and also, find
ways to be happy always.
In a remark, Prof. Godwin Okpala, the
Anglican Bishop of Nnewi Diocese and
Archbishop Province on the Niger, while
commending Sir Emeka Offor Foundation
for organizing the programme, charged
people to pay adequate attention to their
health.
The programme was attended by
community leaders in Ekwusigo Council
Area, the management team of EEDC led
by its Chief Executive Officer, Paul Okeke,
some representatives of National Drug
Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA),
Nigerian Prisons Service, the Police and
others.

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