By Yetunde Fatungase
Professor Kolawole Salako, vice-chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), has denounced the addiction and obsession of young people to irrelevant fantasy on Facebook and other social media platforms.
Salako, who was speaking at a thanksgiving service to mark his 60th birthday in Abeokuta on Sunday, urged young people to “face their books rather than Facebook”.
He denounced the reluctance of contemporary students to read their books and face their studies.
The donation noted that today’s young people have bastardized the positive impact of technology, social media in particular, by wasting quality time on an immoral fantasy that did not add value to their lives and lives. the society.
“Unlike our days when we read and research deeply, young people today like to go to Google for answers to everything.
“In fact, I started to nurture the ambition to become a teacher as soon as I graduated from high school.
“With determination and trust in God, any young person can make their dreams come true, no matter what great challenges,” said the vice-chancellor.
Earlier in his sermon, the Pastor of the Living Spring Chapel, Abeokuta, Kayode Ojo who preached on the topic; “Receiving the power of God” described Salako as a man who feared God and relied on his power, before and now, as vice-chancellor.
He described the power of God as reliable, reliable and permanent, claiming that all other powers are temporal.
Taking his sermon from the books of John 1: 2 and chapter 9 of Zechariah, the cleric instructed the congregation to give everything to Christ, in order to have his unmatched power.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that special prayers have been offered for the peace, progress and development of the country and for the continued leadership, protection and prosperity of the Vice Chancellor and his family by God. .
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