Delta State has joined parts of the globe to commemorate the 2021 World Scout Day celebrationThe world scout day is marked yearly every 22nd of February world wide by it’s members who are also called and known as Scouters.
The choice for the 22nd of February came into existence as a result of the founders birthday (Robert Baden-Powell) born in the year 1857 which happens to be that very day.
In an interview with the Delta North Scout Zonal Co-ordinator, Scouter Aniemeke Christopher he said their aim and ambition for this years World Scout Day was to introduce and re-intergrate all the basic and important activities of the Scout movement in Delta state and also to introduce Scout organization in schools in Delta state.
He also said they were in the state capital to enlighten Deltans on the importance of the movement and also educate them on the importance of the Nigerian flag in every governor organization judging the the Nigerian flag signified the presence of government in every organization adding that the national flag was supposed to fly from 8am marking the beginning of offical work till 4pm marking the close of official work on a daily basis.
The Co-ordinator Delta North , Scouter Aniemeke however said in the case of emergencies, the national flag flys at half mast.On his advise and message to Deltan Youths, he called on them to shun every act of criminality and cultism and however urged parents to always support their children and wards financially.
High point of the event was the presentation of postal with messages like “keep Delta state clean, say no to improper dump of refuse, I love Scout”, “great Delta students, be prepared and say no to cultism and say yes to scout, l love Scout”, “keep Nigeria flag clean and uphold it’s rules say the Scout, “all powered by Delta State Scout Council (Delta North Zone).