Lagos Mainland Local Government Chairman, Hon. Mrs Omolola Essien on Monday rewarded Ozigbo Blessing and Ede Rhema with Laptops and cash for excellence performance in the just concluded Lagos State government spelling bee competition.
The winners who emerged champion in both Primary and Secondary School category are the students of Marywood Nursery and Primary School Ebute Metta West and Denton junior grammar school, Ebute Metta
The Miss Ozigbo Blessing, the 2020 Lagos State Government Spelling Bee (Primary School category) champion on Monday 21st of December, 2020 received a Laptop and monetary reward from the council Chairman, Hon. Mrs Omolola Essien.
Little Miss Ozigbo, came first from the spellers of the 1,045 public primary schools while Miss Ede Rhema took the bronze medal as 3rd (third) in the secondary category.
Speaking, Hon. Mrs Omolola Essien expressed her gratitude on the milestone the students has achieved for the local government as it has never happened before.
She stressed the need for parents to inculcate spirit of selflessness and altruism in their children, noting that this will nudge the children to contribute to noble endeavor and advance the cause of humanity, a development she opined would benefit them, their families and the society at large.
She however, advised parents and guardians to raise morally upright children with remarkable and excellent character needed to forge thriving society.
The former Lagos Mainland Local Government Chairman and APC Apex Leader; Otunba Tayo Oyemade, a member House of Representatives; Hon. Jide Jimoh, who was represented by Comrade Adewale Yusuf, Former council chairman; Hon. Oladele Adekanye, and among others were in at the presentation.