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The Ibeju-Lekki Local Government yesterday held the long awaited Grand Finale of the Maiden Edition of Debate,Quiz,Singing and Dancing competitions for qualified Public Primary and Secondary Schools within the Local Government Area.
The first of its kind programme was held within the ambiance, serene and prestigious environment of the PAN Atlantic University situated within the Council Area.

The Executive Chairman of Ibeju-Lekki Local Government, Hon. (Engr.) Abdullahi Sesan Olowa in his keynote address reiterated on the importance of investing in educative programmes and why it is important to create an avenue for pupils and Students to channel their energy and intellects thereby preventing them from being drafted into criminal circles.

Hon.Olowa who also mentioned some of the Council’s achievements in Education in line with the social agenda of his Administration promised to do more in the area of Infrastructures in Schools in collaboration with Head of Shools.

The Council Mayor also commended the doggedness of subject Teachers who have taken their time to tutor the students and giving them life long opportunities as he also commended the Literary and Debate Committee with Hon.Sofwan Ogungbo,a former Supervisor for Education of the Council as Chairman for making the occasion possible.

The Council Chairman encouraged the students and pupils to put in their best to emerge winners.

In addition,the representative of the Chairman LASUBEB,
Hon.Wahab Alawiye-King commended the efforts of the Olowa led Administration for reviving the long forgotten activities back to public schools. He,
however, emphasized on how relevant the programme is, to the set down goals of SUBEB and Lagos State THEME Agenda on Education and reiterated on the continuous execution of the laudable programme.

The keenly contested array of categories of programmes varied from Quiz Competitions among Primary Schools, Junior Schools and Senior Secondary Schools while the Debate,Dancing and Singing Competitions goes in the same manner with winners emerging at the final stages.

The 1st position of the Quiz Competition in the Primary School Category goes to RCM Primary School,Ibeju and the 2nd position goes to RCM Primary School,Ayeteju.
The Quiz Junior and Senior Secondary Schools Categories was won by Elemoro Junior Secondary School in the 1st position, Magbon Alade Junior Secondary in the 2nd position,while Akodo Senior Secondary and Iwerekun Senior Secondary Schools took the 1st and 2nd positions respectively.

The Primary Category of the Debate Competition produced CPS Primary and RCM Primary Schools coming 1st and 2nd respectively while Elemoro Community Junior Secondary and Magbon Alade Junior Grammar Schools came 1st and 2nd in this category.
The Debate Competition in the Senior Secondary School category also produced Ibeju Senior Secondary School in the 1st position while Community Senior Secondary School took the 2nd position.

Other Competitions well contested were Dancing and Singing.Orimedu Senior Secondary and Debojo Senior Secondary Schools came 1st and 2nd while Magbon Alade Senior Secondary and Iwerekun Senior Secondary Schools got the 1st and 2nd positions respectively.

Winners in different Categories were presented with cash gifts of one hundred and fifty thousand naira(#150.000) for first positions in the different Categories while One Hundred Thousand Naira(#100.000.)was presented for 2nd and 3rd places.Bags and writing materials was also distributed to winners.

In the same vain, members of the panelists also benefitted from the benevolence of Mayor Olowa who also presented them with cash gifts for a job well done.

Also present at the occasion to cheers contestants were the Vice Chairman of the Council, Hon.Isiaka Yusuf Olatunji,the Leader of the Legislative Arm,
Hon. Mojeed Olayinka Oluwafemi,Hon.Higara Al,Mubarak Olamilekan, Representing the LAHA Member,Ibeju-Lekki Constituency(2),
Hon.Raheem Kazeem, HRM (Oba) Muhideen Adewale Balogun,the Onisolu of Solu- Alade,the Representative of HRM(Oba) Tajudeen Elemoro,the Onitedo Oke Odo Of Iwerekun, Party Chieftains,Representative of the Chairman, Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board,Hon.
Wahab Alawiye-King, Director of Development,
PAN Atlantic University, Mr Wiggle,Management Members amongst others.


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