“Societal problem is not an individual task. We need great minds like you and others to come together and share views on how best to solve it.” Osikilo Rita
Good evening ma. This is Personality Friday With Mimi. Can we meet you?
I’m Osikilo Rita Blessing
P.K.A Rita Rock
An undergraduate of FUNAAB (Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta), Banking and Finance Department.
What do you do?
I’m a student and also a Student leader (Comrade).
I’m the founder of The Rock foundation.
The Rock foundation!
What’s it all about?
To Promote Academic exchange by engaging and molding the minds of youth through unification, innovation, excellence and togetherness despite beliefs, culture background and social affiliations and Solicit humanitarian assistance for and on behalf of the organization to facilitate the activities among which include educational subside for the students.
Have you ever encountered challenges while doing this?
How did you get to deal with it?
All thanks to my team.
They stayed through for me.
As an undergraduate of Banking and Finance, what’s your take on Nigeria’s economic development?
So many things can be used to measure Economic development.
In terms of of Entrepreneurial, the youths are really coming up and this has helped to solve unemployment.
Three (3) things makes an Economy
The government is really working towards development but the surbodinates under them breached the flow from getting to individual as a whole.
So, do you have any idea on what we can do to help the situation?
Societal problem is not an individual task.
We need great minds like you and others to come together and share views on how best to solve it.
In all, we need to work on our mindset.
Students ain’t easy to handle, how has leading them be?
Multi tasking, brain tasking, time taking, being patient and wise.
I’ve learnt how to be patient and my Human relation skills improved.
So, what motivated you to start The Rock Foundation?
At a point in time, I thought services was only limited to school politics and being a comrade alone but that changed the moment I withdrew from running as the Student Union Vice President.
My thirst to serve people the more gave birth to The Rock Foundation.
What made you withdraw from running for it? Do you care to share?
My parent pleaded me to stop politics.
Had no choice than to listen to them.
What were their reasons?
Security issue I guess.
Ok, I understand.
So, what motivates you to do all you do for humanity?
My daddy always encourage me not to leave an environment the way I met it.
What do you have to say to other youths out there?
Dare to be different!!!!