Anambra State Commissioner for Education, Prof. Ngozi Chuma-Udeh has received an award as the Best Performing Commissioner for Education In The South East Nigeria. The award presented by the President’s Schools Debate Nigeria was in recognition of Prof. Chuma-Udeh’s excellent service in the promotion of education.
The Principal of Capital City Secondary School Awka, Mrs Amaka Anekwe was also honoured as the Best Performing Desk Officer Fully Committed To The Development of School Debate Program In Nigeria. The Awards were presented at the closing ceremonies of the 2023 Democracy Day President’s Inter Senior Secondary Schools Debate Championship, organized by the President’s Schools Debate Nigeria.
Anambra State finished second in the championship, during which the Solution Debate Team showcased their skills while speaking convincingly and arguing constructively with Friends in the argument. The tournament, held at the Federal Ministry of Education headquarters in Abuja from the 10th to the 14th of July 2023, witnessed spirited debates from various states across the nation.
Anambra State proudly showcased exceptional talent, represented by Okey-Okonkwo John from All Hallows Seminary Onitsha, Okafor Obioma and Mmadugafor Chiamaka of Mater Amabilis Secondary School Umuoji, Anikwuolum Adaeze of Queen of the Rosary College Onitsha, and Nwamgbada Annabel of Capital City Secondary School Awka.
Under the guidance of the State Debate Coaches, John Onuigbo and Chiagozie Udorji, and the coordination of Mrs. Amaka Anekwe, the team’s remarkable performance secured their spot as worthy representatives of Nigeria at the upcoming international debate competition in Dubai in 2024.
The achievements of the Anambra State debate team, Prof Ngozi Chuma-Udeh, and Mrs. Amaka Anekwe serve as a testament to the state’s commitment to academic excellence and the nurturing of young talents.
Congratulations to all the winners and participants for their exceptional performance and dedication.
Anambra State continues to raise the bar and makes its mark in the realm of debating, shining as a beacon of intellectual prowess and excellence.