An Associate Professor, Counseling Psychology, University of Lagos, Dr. Bola Makinde on behalf of Association of Professional Counsellors in Nigeria (APROCON), has appealed to the government to focus more on counselors in universities across the country for the benefit of the society.
Makinde who is also APROCON Lagos State chair, spoke during the ‘First Lagos APROCON conference held at the University of Lagos.
She said: “We want government to recognise the beauty of counselors in Nigeria and Lagos State so that these children who are drinking sniper and mixing gum and spirit inside sprite will stop. They would have somebody to talk and open their mind to, and everybody will be happy,” said Makinde.
She added that: “Today we have lead paper…