On 26/Mar/2019 / In Articles
The Nigerian Association of Social Workers has said it will embark on several activities, including offering free medical tests and an endurance/fitness walk in Ikeja, Lagos State, as part of activities to celebrate the International Social Workers’ Day.
The theme of this year’s celebration is International Social Work Day Celebration: Promoting importance of human relationships and accountability.
A statement by the Secretary, Lagos State chapter of members of the association, Mr Mathew Odesanya, said the group would also embark on psycho-social support services to the public.
The Chairperson of the association, Mrs Adetoun Ogegengbe, said the group would, among other roles, promote quality service to its clients, while making the work environment enjoyable to its members in Nigeria.
She added that NASoW would also ensure that the dignity of human beings was upheld.
Ogegengbe said members were guided by a set of codes.
Oone of them says, “social workers should not allow their skills to be used for inhuman purposes, such as torture or terrorism.”
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