Enugu Governor’s Wife: Girls Should Not Be Afraid To Study Science and Medicine
Wife of the Enugu State Governor, Mrs. Monica Ugwuanyi has urged girls not to be afraid in pursuing science and medical courses in school, Igberetv reports.
She made this known while speaking on an event marking the Global Hand Washing Day in Enugu State.
She said, “time has gone when a girl child is discriminated against in academic pursuit. We are in 21st century. Every child irrespective of gender is entitled to education.”
“Girls should strive to study science courses such as engineering, medicine, mathematics, computer science, among others. This is the era of STEM. Which means, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Girls should strive to study medicine and shun the previous phobia entrenched in these courses”.
She also sensitised the public on the importance of maintaining a proper hygiene with hand washing.
At the event, she and her husband were commended on their numerous achievement in the state.