Association of Nigerian Authors ANA,Benue State Chapter has lauded the decision of Wife of the State Governor,Dr.Eunice Ortom to use her project,"Eunice Spring of Life Foundation"to promote the literary development of the Benue Child.
The Association,in a statement signed by its Chairman,Mr.Charles Iornumbe noted that the plan of the Eunice Spring of Life Foundation to organise a two day literacy and Talent show as part of this year's Children's Day celebration came to ANA as a very worthy and noble cause.
Mr.Iornumbe said the initiative was further demonstration of the passion of the Governor's wife to promote excellence among Children through improving their intellect.
He said ANA,a professional body that carries out literary activities,was proud to identify with Mrs.Ortom for introducing the competition that was not only in tandem with its philosophy,but would also go a long way in helping to catch the Children young,particularly in the areas of reading and writing.
The ANA Chairman pointed out that the initiative would also help arouse People's interest in literary works especially Pupils at the Primary level who were yet to be exposed or addicted to the internet and its negative consequences.
Mr.Iornumbe enjoined other well meaning Sons and Daughters of the State to emulate the gesture of the initiator of Eunice Spring of Life Foundation in promoting the culture of reading and writing among the People.
BENUE CHAPTER OF ANA LAUDS Dr.EUNICE ORTOM FOR INITIATING LITERACY PROGRAMME.
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