Five students from various secondary schools in Anambra state have been qualified by their performances to represent Nigeria in the 27th World Schools Debating Championship scheduled for Singapore between June 27 and July 3.
The Anambra State Commissioner for Education, Prof. Kate Omenugha, made this revelation on Wednesday, states that the students were qualified for the world competition after coming tops in the various national debate competitions.
The brilliant and future promising students are: Adachukwu Onyekwena (Girls Secondary School, Amaenyi, Awka), Nnamdi Udoji (Dennis Memorial Grammar School, Onitsha), Chinemerem Oguaba (Awada Secondary School, Obosi), Chukwuebuka Obichi (Army Day Secondary School, Onitsha) and Nneka Chigozie(Mater Ammabillis, Secondary School, Umuoji).
Omenugha credited their successes to the positive manifestation of the premium Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra placed on education, which she described as been revolutionary. She congratulated them for being outstanding among their peers and encouraged them to be good ambassadors of the state while in Singapore.
The commissioner promised that the state government would provide all the necessary support to facilitate the students’ journey to Singapore, as well as ensure that they had a brilliant outing as she urged them to remain focused.
Our Source: (NAN)
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