Nifor Island Secondary School, wins quiz category of the 7th CEPEJ edu-support programme

A riverine community government owned secondary school, Nifor Island Secondary School in Warri South-West Local Government Area, Delta State, has


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Nifor Island Secondary School, wins quiz category of the 7th CEPEJ edu-support programme
Star Prize winner Nifor Island Secondary School reps in-company of Comrade Mulade (2nd left) Victor Funpere (2nd right) & their teacher, shortly after presenting them with the Prototype cheque of 100,000


A riverine community government owned secondary school, Nifor Island Secondary School in Warri South-West Local Government Area, Delta State, has won the quiz category of the 7th edition of the Centre for Peace and Environmental Justice, CEPEJ, education support programme, tagged; ‘Comrade Sheriff Mulade Peace and Unity Quiz/Essay Competition for rural/riverine secondary schools in Delta South Senatorial District of Delta State’.

 

Our Principal Correspondent, reports that Nifor Island Secondary School, defeated Mein Grammar School, Kpakiama Secondary School, Iluelogbo Secondary School, Odorubu Secondary School, Beach Secondary School, Koko and Erejuwa Grammar School, Big Warri, to emerge champion.

 

Erejuwa Grammar School, Big Warri, reportedly came second with 18 points, while the third position went to Kpakiama Secondary School in Bomadi Local Government Area.

 

 

A cross Section of Guests, Staff of CEPEJ & winners, duirng the grand finale

 

 

 

 

Nifor Island Secondary school, went home with hundred thousand naira, Erejuwa Grammar School, received seventy thousand naira and Kpakiama Secondary School, Bomadi, got fifty thousand naira, for emerging first, second and third, respectively.

 

In the essay category, Williams Gift of Emede Mix Secondary School, came tops with 28 points, Eyekosi Ruth from Atuwatse College, won second position, leaving Ota Deta Laura Uwomano, as second runner-up.

 

Consolation prizes such as school bags and mathematical set, were given to participating students.

 

In his welcome address, the National Coordinator/Chief Executive Officer, CEPEJ, Comrade (Chief) Sheriff Mulade, declared that he is very committed to promoting sustainable quality education and peace across Delta State in particular and Nigeria as a whole.

 

Comrade Mulade, disclosed that CEPEJ has been rendering educational support for the past seven years to the less privileged students in the society and has continued to impact positively in other forms of human capital development.

 

The CEPEJ Boss, expressed readiness to partner individuals, Civil Society Organizations as well as private and public organizations, willing to promote the existing peace amongst the Itsekiri, Isoko and Ijaw ethnic groups of Delta South Senatorial District.

 

According to Comrade Mulade, the primary aim of CEPEJ, is to promote educational awareness in the riverine/rural communities and assist less privilege students, who are intelligent, to enable them pursue their educational career.

 

He charged Delta State Government to pay more attention to the educational sector, saying multinational oil and gas companies operating in Delta South, should channel more of their corporate social responsibility, towards educational development, in-line with goal-4 of the Sustainable Development Goals.

 

Whilst noting that the annual competition is aimed at bridging the gab between the riverine/rural schools and their urban counterparts, Comrade Mulade, thanked Delta State Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Rose Ezewu, the Chief Inspectors of Education, CIE, the teachers and students of Delta South for their cooperation, in making sure that the competition has been successful over the years.

 

Fresh Angle International, can report that Victor Funpere of Nifor Secondary School, who emerged overall best, was awarded scholarship.

 

Deputy Director in Delta State Ministry of Education, Eze Eriwoyor, CIE Warri South Local Government Area, Dr. Ugbejeh Samson, CIE Burutu Local Government Area, Prof. Sunny Awhefeade, represented by Azoma Temienor Desmond, other top government functionaries, unveiled the CEPEJ journal for public use.


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Celestine Chijoke Ukah
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