Hon. Dogara's School Competition Ends Today With G.S.S Kwarra Emerges Overall Winner

Government Secondary School Kwarra in wamba LGA of Nasarawa State emerged the overall winner, followed by Shilo Eastern High School while Annur Islamic School came third at the inter Secondary School competition organized by  Nasarawa State House of Assembly member representing Wamba constituency Hon. Aliyu Dogara. 

In his opening speech, Dogara tasked well to do individuals in the  Local Government to collaborate with the state and Local Government by investing in the education sector.

He stated this at the grand finale of  inter school challenge (competition) for secondary schools in Wamba LGA.

Dogara called on the students to inculcate the reading habit, saying it is the only way that knowledge can be achieved and sustained.

He commended  Wamba Local Government elites and called on His Royal Highness, the Oriye Rindre, Alhaji Lawal Musa Nagogo to enhance his investment in the development of education. 

He also called for the enrollment of both male and female in schools while pledging to sustain the gesture.

Also speaking at the occasion, the Deputy Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Hon. Nehemiah Dandaura appreciated the effort of the organizer, noting that the initiative would help in bringing out talents from the grassroots and advised students in the state to take their studies with all seriousness, and promised to pay a year scholarship for the three overall best students of the competition.

On his part, the chairman of the occasion, Professor Onje Gye Wado, who was ably represented by Professor Yakubu Boyi said education provide security, exposure and many other opportunities that life has to offer and advocated for sustainability of the programme and called on elites in Nasarawa North Senatorial Zone to support one another in order to move education to the next level of development.

On their parts, Hon. Labaran Shafa (APC-Toto/Gadabuke and Hon. Muhammad Omadefu (APC- Keana), members at the state legislature underscored the importance of education to societal development and commended Hon. Dogara for his foresight in initiating the programme.

Chairman Wamba Local Government Council, Alhaji Abubakar Abbas assured of the council's readiness to collaborate with the member to make the event more elaborate in the next edition.

It has been reported that eighteen schools have participated at the competition.

Overall school winner went home with the sum of fifty thousand naira, second with thirty thousand naira while third position went with twenty thousand naira.

At the individual category, Bitrus James of G.S.S Kango  emerged the overalls winner, Kabir Muhammad of Annur Islamic School Wamba emerged second and Rilwan Sale of G.S.S Kwarra came third position in that order.

Different prizes were presented to the winners and and the schools. The prices ranged from Laptop, WAEC fee, JAMB, and scholarship for the individual winners while Schools went with books and other instructional materials.

The event witnessed the presence of politicians, technocrats, academia, traditional rulers, religious leaders, administrators, students, among others.

The competition was the first of its kind in Wamba LG.

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