Sir Monday Onyeme, Chairman Delta State Board of Internal Revenue, has fine-tuned arrangements for an essay and quiz competition to promote the standard of education in Ndokwa ethnic nationality, comprising Ndokwa West, Ndokwa West and Ukwuani Local Government Areas, Delta State.
Managing director of Prince Huxeley Obsession Agency, Prince Huxley Unumadu, in a statement, said: “He believes that quality education is the first need of Ndokwa people to enhance their collective aspiration for peace, unity, security and socio-cultural development of the ethnic nation in Delta state.”
He disclosed that the major objective of the programme was to promote students’ interest in academics, promote academic excellence and sensitize students to be morally up-right by avoiding examination malpractices.
“The programme tagged Sir Monday Onyeme Essay and Quiz Competition 2020 shall commence from end of January, 2020, while interested contestants are expected to purchase their entry form, free-of-charge, from Principals of their respective schools,” he asserted.
Still speaking, he stated that mouthwatering prizes, including laptops, books, android phones, and cash rewards shall be given out to winners of the competition.
According to him: “Onyeme is a strong advocate of youth empowerment through education as he says that the success or failure of any nation lays on the mental power and knowledge of the Youths as the leaders of tomorrow.”
However, “Onyeme said i want to improve the youth’s mental power through education, vocational skills acquisition and creating an enabling environment to encourage, reward and sustain the creativity power of the youths.
He added“the other goals are to encourage students to be studious and committed to their academic work, as well as to reward hard-working students with worthwhile prizes and motivate them to pursue their educational dreams, empower them for the future and become worthy citizens of our country,” .