Monday, 10 September 2012

First pupil to resume school gets free brand new laptop in Benin, Nigeria

Benin – Master Hendris Obasuyi, a  student of Army Day Secondary School, Ikpoba Hill, Benin has received a laptop for being the first to resume at school for the session.
Mrs Florence Edokpa, the Principal of the school, confirmed the laptop presentation on Monday in Benin, and said, the student was presented with the laptop for his punctuality.
“Obasuyi was the first student to arrive to school for the 2012/2013 Academic Session on Monday.
“The laptop was presented by Mr Yusuf Bako, the  Chief Inspector of Education, Ikpoba-Ohka Local Government Area of the state, on behalf of the state governor to,  him for his punctuality to school.”
Obasuyi, an SS 2 student, said that he was very grateful to receive the award. The laptop will assist me in doing my assignments and research when connected to the Internet.”
He, however, advised  students to be more serious with their academic work and always be punctual to school this session.
The Edo Commissioner for Education, Mr Ekpenisi Omorotonmwan, had recently said that pupils and students from 25 selected schools in the state would be presented with Laptops.
According to him, this is coming under the Adams Oshiomhole Resumption Compliant Award for the 2012/2013 academic session.
In some schools observed like the Russell International Schools, Benin, teachers were found teaching some students and pupils present in school.
Also at the Iwongban Primary School, Benin, teachers were seen collecting registers, lesson notes and dairies from their Head teacher.
Mrs Jossfine Isemede, a teacher in the school, said that  teachers would be  more effective in their teaching this session.
“We have been given our working materials, so we will teach our pupils effectively.”  (NAN)

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