School lauds Obi’s support

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School lauds Obi’s support

The Manager of St Patrick’s College, Awka, Rev Father Celestine Anaekwe, has narrated how the former Anambra State Governor and former Vice Presidential Candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, through his educational investment in their institution, more academic exploits and global success.

Fr. Anaekwe told of how Obi, desirous of more qualitative education and better future for children, paid a surprise visit to their school in January, last year and donated laptops, printers and generator worth millions of naira.

Anaekwe said the donations helped the school improve.

In his words: “The laptop computers and other ICT facilities donated by Mr Peter Obi gave our students the platform for greatness.  The amenities enabled them to prepare and participate in this year’s National Interswitchspak Science Competition, one of the biggest national competitions in Nigeria.

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“In the first round of the Interswitchspak preliminaries, two of our students, Chukwuemeka Douglas Kosiso and Nwafor Ebube Marycynthia, won. Other students qualified and were named among the top 500 science students in Nigeria. While in the second round of the online competition, two of them again won, qualified and were once again among the top 80 science students in Nigeria.

“Again, in this year’s Cruxlearning National Online Mathematics Competition Round Two, our student, Paul Ariyo, also qualified and was among the top 500 mathematics students in Nigeria. What a feat!  And on August7, 2021 they flew to Lagos for the T.V Quiz Show.

“With Mr. Peter Obi’s computer magic wand, we made history in Anambra, being the only school which produced two students out of the five students that came from Anambra State in National Interswitchspak Science competition,” he said.

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