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3 student get reward from Learn Aftrica as the best student in biology

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Miss John Keziah Dalyop from Imperial High School, Bauchi
State has clinched the Dr Ameyo Stella Adadevoh Prize for
best grade in Biology.
The award which was introduced by Learn Africa Plc after t
he death of Dr Adadevoh is aimed at immortalising late Dr
Adadevoh for paying the price of restraining further spread
of the deadly ebola disease in Nigeria.
For her performance in Biology, Dalyop who aspires to be a
nurse, emerged best in Biology at the 2015 NECO
examination and was rewarded by Learn Africa with
N50,000, a laptop and a plaque for excellence performance.
Be fore her sudden demised, it was disclosed that the late
Stella Adadevoh was an active member of Learn Africa
Board of Directors who contributed her quota to the
development of education without any reservation.
On the whole, seven students and a teacher were awarded
for excellence performance in the 2015 NECO examinations
and overall best teacher award.
Meanwhile, the trio, Alabi Philip Toluwase of Our Lady and
St. Francis Catholic College, Osun State, Nwaoha Justin
Jfeanyi from Isolog College, Lagos and Babalola David
Oluwasayo of Oritamefa Baptist Model School, Oyo state
came first, second and third respectively. Apart from the
plaque of excellence given to each of the awardees, cash
prizes of N100,000, N80,000 and N60,000 were given
respectively the students. However, Alabi Toluwase who
emerged overall best got in addition, a laptop for his
brilliant performance.
Brilliant performance
Speaking at the awards held at Protea, Ikeja, its Chairman,
Chief Emeke Iwerebo said : “Learn Africa has no input
whatsoever in the selection of the awardees. In Learn Africa,
we truly believe that there is a seed of greatness in every
child, in every boy and in every girl. However, it takes
remarkable skills to dig deep and bring that greatness in
each child to the fore, in the shape and form that everyone
can touch, feel and readily with.
“We understand that these students and their teachers are
primarily motivated to achieve excellence by intrinsic
rewards such as self-respect, responsibility, ambition and
accomplishment.
“But if the truth be told, this may not happen at all, except
someone picks up the gauntlet to do the right thing –
motivate them appropriately, inspire them profusely and
reward them generously.

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