The 6th edition of Comrade Sheriff Mulade inter-LGA Quiz & Essay competition organized by the Center for Peace and Environmental Justice, CEPEJ in collaboration with Chief Sheriff Mulade Foundation has been concluded with winners emerging in each category.
Love Afodus Standard School in Igbide which is located in Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State emerged winner of the quiz category of the competition.
GbaramatuVoice writes that the competition, which is also sponsored by other partners had had over 14 Schools in participation at the Federal Government College Warri and government officials from the Delta State government, CIEs, NUTs, CSOs, and LGA
chairmen gracing the occasion.
The quiz competition, was organized for Junior Secondary (JSS) classes 1 to 3 and Gbesa Grammar School, Ojobo, Burutu LGA, and Iwere College, Koko, Warri North LGA, both clinched the 2nd and 3rd prices respectively.
Other schools that participated in the quiz competition include Government Model Secondary School, Patani; Erejuwa II Grammar School, Warri South; Evans International School, Isoko North; Ogbe-Ijoh Grammar School, Warri South-West. Meanwhile, Akugbene Grammar School and Burutu, billed for the competition, were absent.
In the essay category organized for Senior Secondary (SS) classes 1 to 3, Rudolph Abraham from Kpakiama Secondary School, Bomadi, emerged the winner after he gathered 36, while Jolomi Stephani from Beach Secondary School, Warri North, and Odaderia Oloroghene from Oproza Grammar School, Patani, emerged second and third after they got 20 and 19 points each.
Other participants in the essay competition are Eyimsan Isaye from Atuwatse II College, Warri South; Etareri Precious from Kokodiagbene Model Secondary School, Warri South-West; and George Precious from Burutu Grammar School Burutu.
GbaramatuVoice writes that scholarship was also offered to Young Efiri Trustgod of Gbesa grammar School Ojobo, Burutu Local Government Area for his exceptional performers during the quiz competition.
Speaking concerning the aim of the competition, the National Coordinator of Center for Peace and Environmental Justice, Chief Comr. Mulade Sheriff, in his speech, stated that the annual Inter-LGA, competition is aimed at bridging the gap between riverine areas, rural schools, and their urban counterpart to ensure that the coastal schools can have a full taste of what they have been denied regarding academic competition and exposure.
Comrade Sheriff Mulade said: “He also appealed to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and Governor’s in the South-South Region and Nigerians, in general, to pay more attention to the improvement of the Education sector by promoting Rural and Riverine Education to achieve SDG 4, Quality Education.”
Commending the organizers of the event, the Delta State Commissioner for the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education, Mrs.
Rose Ezewu who was represented by Prince Alekwe Theophilus, the CIE of Warri South LGA, heaped praises on Mulade and members of CEPEJ who were the organizers of the quiz and essay competition.
Ezewu said: “The competition has helped to foster unity, peaceful coexistence and demonstrated that even if you have little you can contribute to education, students should use this opportunity to study hard.”
Also, Mrs. Omagbemi, Mercy, CIE, Warri South-West, thanked and appreciated Chief Comrade Sheriff Mulade and urged him not to relent in his good works.
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