ACADEMIC REWARD: Queen Irene Onwuka Peace Foundation Gives Out N2million To Winners Of National Children Quiz Competition
The recent quiz competition organised by Queen Irene Onwuka Peace Foundation has awarded the sum of 2million to the emerged winners of the National Children’s Quiz Competition held at NAF conference center, Abuja.
The competition which was strongly supported by the Federal Ministry of Education witnessed a quite voluminous crowd, with representatives from several public and private schools across Nigeria, observers, parents and development partners.
Amongst the reputable personalities in attendance are, Air Vice Marshall Abubakar Kashimu PHD, representing the Chief of Defense Staff, MRS Irene Okafor from UBE Board , MR Frank Ijeoma, representing the Minister of State for Education. Officer AG Wobin, representing the Corp Marshall, Sir Boboye, from Federal Road Safety Commission, comrade DA Aluku from Air Force and Mr Linus Okorie, officials from the Peace Corp Nigeria.
The contest which was themed, “Unlocking the Knowledge of the Nigerian Child” started in quite a calm atmosphere until few minutes after when the competition got heated up. The competing student had all hands on deck in defence of their intellectual speed of thought.
However, the schools that came out victorious where JSS Kwali JSS Peyi and the Winner JSS PASALI.Other schools that were also awarded prizes.
The Convener of the National Children Quiz Competition, Queen Irene Onwuka, Former Miss Ambassador for Peace Queen has congratulated the winners of the competition. She also applauded everyone who participated in the competition and thanked all those who made out time to grace the occasion, which was indeed a huge success.