Name of Event: ATE-U-TIV END OF YEAR EVENTS (AEOYE)
Dates of Event:           18TH – 28TH DEC 2013
Theme:                      “RE- DISCOVER AND UNITE”

Event Description –   A series of events targeted at Re-discovering our roots, fostering unity and re-awakening the Tiv nation and repositioning ourselves to repossess all that we have lost in terms of our rich Tiv culture, our self-respect, our position in this country and all done in an atmosphere suitable for free interaction, ties building and strengthening.

EVENTS

Health Outreach: 18th – 22nd December 2013
Location: Bwaja, Katsina ala LGA (a boundary village between Ukum and K/ala LGAs)
Venue:
The program hopes to achieve:

Consultation in general surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology, family medicine, paediatrics, orthopaedic surgery, urology, maxilla-facial surgery, internal medicine
Safe surgical procedures
Health education on basic issues of hygiene, first aid, health seeking behaviours and efficient utilisation of funds for health care
Orientation on basic ailments, best and affordable sources of remedy for them
HIV and Hepatitis B virus counselling and screening
Health team would comprise:  24 doctors (including dentists and ophthalmologists), 15 nurses, 4 Laboratory scientists, 5 community health workers.
We are aiming at treating about 1,200 patients per day over a 3 day period and operating on 100 patients per day.

TOMATO PRESERVATION SEMINAR – 26TH December 2013
TIME: 9: am -12: pm
Location: Gboko
Venue: To be determined
Expected Guests: Rural and Urban women from all 14 LGAs, Chairladies of all 14 LGAs, 8 women from Non-governmental organizations

FA DZWA TIV COMPETEITION – 26TH December 2013
Time: 2: pm-6: pm
Location: Gboko
Venue: To be determined

With dzwa Tiv almost going into extinction and lack of interest amongst the younger folk, the committee felt the need to create an activity that will not only promote dzwa Tiv but entertain and educate contestants and the audience alike.

  Featured will be quizzes with questions drawn from
Kikyaa (riddles)
Anza a kaa (wise sayings)
Words and meanings
Singular and plural
Tongue twisters

Expected Guests: ATE members, their children, students

PRIZE MONIES
Individual level: 1st position = N50, 000
                2nd position = N30, 000
                3rd position = N20, 000

School level (quiz): 1st position = N75,000
                    2nd position =  N50,000
                    3rd position = N30,000

School level (essay): 1st position = N50, 000
                     2nd position = N30, 000
                     3rd position = N20, 000

BARBECUE NIGHT – 26TH December 2013
Time: 7: pm –Mama/wifey/hubby calls
Location: Gboko
Venue: Yet to be determined

SYMPOSIUM – 27TH December 2013
Time: 9: am – 4pm
Location: Makurdi
Venue: Steam Hall

CULTURAL NIGHT/KWAGH HIR COMPETITION AND FASHION COMPETITION 27TH December 2013
Time: 6pm – Mama/Wifey/Hubby calls
Location: Makurdi
Venue: AMINU ISA KONTAGORA THEATER COMPLEX
Expected guests – Ate members, General Public

PRIZE MONIES FOR KWAGH HIR COMPETITION
1st position = N100, 000
2nd position = N75, 000
3rd position = N50, 000

PRIZE MONIES FOR FASHION DESIGN COMPETITION

1st position = Industrial weaving machine = N55, 000
2nd position = Butterfly sewing machine = N20, 000
3rd position = Inside finish weaving Machine = N16, 000

SPORTS -28TH December 2013
Time: 3pm – 5pm
Location: Makurdi
Venue: Benue State University Field
Expected guests: ATE Members, family and friends

DINNER/GALA NIGHT – 28TH December 2013
Time: 7:pm – Mama/Wifey/Hubby calls
Location: Makurdi
Venue: Royal Choice, Akiga Hall
Expected Guests: ATE Members, friends and family
This event will feature a series of activities ranging from dance performances, comedy, award of gifts etc

Comments
  1. N Ingoroko says:

    This team is amazing. Great work you are doing here, reclamation of culture, we can not keep on neglecting our foundation.

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