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Best candidate in NECO received 40,000 financial reward


Learn Africa rewards best NECO
November 28, 2015 at 1:03 am in Education , News
By Dayo Adesulu
In its quest to encourage hard work among secondary school
students, Learn Africa Education Development Foundation
has rewarded best NECO candidates at the 2015 National
Examination Councils.
The duo, Justin Nwaoha of Isolog College, Ojodu and Taofeek
Adelaja from Isolog College, Alagbole, Akute were rewarded
N40,000 each and certificates of excellence.
Temitope Folorunsho who emerged second was from Ota
Total Academy, Ogun State; and Kenechukwu Okuze of
Apostolic Faith Secondary School, Anthony, Lagos State,
were rewarded with N30,000 each.
Just as Paul Ofili of Jextoban Secondary School, Ketu, Lagos
who was rewarded with N20,000 came third. Meanwhile, the
teachers that produced the best candidates in each state
were also rewarded with N40,000 each.
“They were instituted to underscore the significant role that
excellence in education can play in achieving our national
goals and aspirations.
In his address, the Managing Director, Learn Africa Plc, Mr
Segun Oladipo said: “The objective is to underscore
the Importance of excellence in education to our national
development as well as encourage hard work, diligent
scholarship and healthy competition.”
He said he is optimistic that the awards will encourage
strong commitment to learning, celebrate diligent scholarship
and healthy rivalry among students.
According to him, there were two categories of awards –
National and State. The national awards will go to the overall
best three candidates as follows;· Alabi Philip Toluwase of
Our Lady & St Francis Catholic College, Osogbo, Osun State
(1st position); Nwaoha Justin Ifeanyi of Isolog College,
Ojodu, Lagos State (2nd position) and Babalola David
Oluwasayo of Oritamefa Baptist Model School, Ibadan, Oyo
State (3rdposition).
Regarding state awards, 111 candidates consisting of the
three best performing candidates in each state and the
Federal Capital Territory, Abuja will be recognized and
receive exciting prizes during the presentations.
Oladipo who noted that the three best performing candidates
in each state will collect their prizes in 13 zonal centres
across the country pointed out that one teacher from the
school of the first prize winner in each state will receive
special recognition during the event in appreciation of their
great contributions to the students’ success.

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