Team Lead Emerald Isle Foundation says no shortcuts to educational Success.

Written by on June 4, 2021

The Team Lead of an NGO Emerald Isle Foundation, Evelyn Ode says there should be no shortcuts in properly taking care of children especially in their education.

She said it during the foundation’s maiden Spelling Bee Competition under the Spread Books Project at the YMCA hall Ungwan Boro Kaduna adding that some broken chords in the Nigerian story can be corrected if Children, particularly the ones in the Public schools are given requisite attention.

In his good will Message, the Director of Education and Social Development, Zubairu Garba who represented the Director of Administration and Finance lauded the initiative and wants the body to expand the net of the competition.

From the former Senator representing Kaduna Central Shehu Sani, represented by Bridget David Bagobiri he tasked the children and teachers to keep doing their best as he was also a product of the Public School system.    

The Competition which featured primary 5 and 6 students from 8 schools namely; LGEA primary School, Nasarawa, Tsaunin Kura, Ungwan Boro, Sabon Tasha, Sabon Yelwa, Mahuta as well as UBE primary School Ungwan Barde and that of Maraban Rido.

At the end of the Competition, LGEA Sabon Yelwa came first, with 50 points and took home the star prize of 700 text books, a book shelf medals, school bags, certificates among others followed by LGEA Tsaunin Kura on 45 points and LGEA Nassarawa in third position having 40 points.

Seun Fakorede

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