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Bridget Maduchim Nnabueze from Modebe Memorial Secondary School, Onitsha, Anambra State has emerged as the best public school teacher in Nigeria, winning a brand new Hyundai car being the grand prize in the 2021 President’s Teachers and School Excellence Award.
Similarly, Owoeye Femi Samuel from Isan secondary school, Isan Ekiti, Ekiti State emerged first runner-up, while Obiwumi Temitope Salmot from Wahab Folawiyo High School, Ikoyi, Lagos, emerged second runner-up.
Also, Ogunleye Samuel of Emerald High School, Mowe, Ogun State won a brand new car as the best private school teacher in Nigeria. Apeh Simon from Zamani College, Kaduna, and Oludare Jeremiah from Bibo-Oluwa Academy were also rewarded as first and second runners-up, respectively.
Bolade Junior Grammar School, Oshodi, Lagos won a brand new school bus as the best public school in Nigeria, while Greater Tomorrow International College, Arigidi Akoko, Ondo State, won a brand new school bus as the best private school in Nigeria.
Meanwhile, Nuhu Musa Zuru from Government Secondary School, Kubwa, Abuja emerged as the best school administrator with a brand new car attached to the award.
The president, in his remarks, congratulated the award winning teachers and encouraged others who could not win to follow the footsteps of the winners so they could stand a better chance next year.
The president reassured the teachers of the government’s commitment to their welfare and wellbeing as evident in the pronouncements made during the last year’s event, in which actions have followed.