The 27th World Schools Debating
Championship is almost at hand, and
Five students from various secondary
schools in Anambra state will represent
Nigeria in the 27th World Schools Debating
Championship scheduled for Singapore
between June 27 and July 3.
The 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).
The Anambra State Commissioner for
Education, Prof. Kate Omenugha, who
made the disclosure on Wednesday, said
that the students had qualified for the
world competition after coming tops in the
various national debate competitions.
The commissioner congratulated them for
being outstanding among their peers and
urged them to be good ambassadors of the
state while in Singapore.
Omenugha said their success was a positive
manifestation of the premium Gov. Willie
Obiano of Anambra placed on education,
which she said had been revolutionary.
She said 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