SEPLAT: We ‘ll continue to prioritize science education–Okowa

Ndu Samuel

Delta State governor, Sen Ifeanyi Okowa have said that his administration will continue to give special attention to science education at the secondary school level.

The governor stated this while speaking at the grand finale of the 2019 SEPLAT Pearls Quiz competition at Imaguero college, Benin city.

Represented by the honourable commissioner of OIL and GAS Chief Emmanuel Amgbaduba, Okowa also assured that his administration remains committed to improving infrastructure in schools across the state.

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He stated that the state Government is ready to partner with non-governmental organisational through PPP to ensure that schools get the required infrastructure to enable them compete with the best schools in the country.

While congratulating the two schools from Delta that emerged as second and third overall bests, he said that he is optimistic that Delta will come out best in the next edition of the competition.

The governor thanked Seplat for displaying great responsibility in the discharge of their corporate social responsibility through various GMOUs with host communities. He assured them of Delta state’s support in their effort to improve science education in their domains of operation.

This year’s edition of the quiz competition was won by Johnbosco int’l Academy, Ekpoma of Edo state. While Penial Academy, Agbor and Deeper Life High school, Opete both from Delta, emerged as first and second runners-up respectively.

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