February 14th, As various mindset continues to fantom the true essence of St. Valentine’s Day celebration, it significance and mode of expression towards growing or already established friendships, executives of Igbogbo students’ union (ISU) organised an online valentine Lovefest (Talk Show) to sensitise members and the general public of the phenomenon on the 13th of February 2022
Tagged: ‘Love At First Sight!, True Or Illusion’, the academic union spearheaded the orientation program via WhatsApp, intimating members on the fine-line between generosity and affection
With Comrade Tijani Abdulsalam (Director of studies, Igbogbo students’ Union) as facilitator and MC Tonique as the official anchor, the Talk Show featured special guest speaker and Nollywood actor, Tope Shitta bey chaperoned by Grace 95.5fm Lokoja’s Presenter & AOP, Katherine Odok
Excerpts from the Talk Show (Session Via WhatsApp)
Keywords from the Speakers:
Mrs Odok: Love, at first sight, exist for Men. Men are visual driven, with their sensory appeals and stimulation.
Mr Shittabey: What sustains a relationship is genuine intentions and not feelings based on selfish desires.
What Is Love?
When we talk about Love, In what context do we apply the word “LOVE”
Mr Shittabey: Wikipedia says ‘Love’ is a feeling of strong or constant affection for a person, motherly/maternal love fatherly/paternal love.
“It is an attraction that includes sexual desire, the strong affection felt by people who have a romantic relationship or a declaration of feelings”
If love is beyond mere words, can we feel it or experience it at first sight?
Or Is love at first sight just an exaggeration?
Mrs Odok: I say that love is life! However, you want to look at it!
“To love means to dedicate your life to someone, something, people or a course!”