Children's Day: Ikwo Council Chairman Awards Scholarship. Prizes To Outstanding Pupils

Children of Ikwo Noyo clan on Monday 27th May, 2024 at Ikwo LGA headquarters joined other children to celebrate this year's anniversary.

The colourful event which was well attended by stakeholders, parents teachers, students, pupils and lovers of children, witnessed match past, cultural display award of  scholarship and prizes to schools and students by the Council Chairman, Hon. Barr. Sunday Basil Nwankwo.
The Executive Chairman who congratulated Ikwo Children for being among the best in the State, highlighted the importance and impact of children in society, especially within the Ikwo community. He pledged to continue to prioritize education and welfare of the people in his legacy administration and in line with Governor Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru FNIOB FCAI GGCEHF, People's charter of needs mantra.

Hon.  Nwankwo who delivered a dual address of the Governor and that of his office, unveiled the theme of the year which is , "PROTECTING THE NIGERIAN CHILD FROM THE DANGERS OF ONLINE TECHNOLOGY", expressed gratitude for the large turnout and commended the governor for his exemplary leadership.
On his part, Chief Barr. Okeagu Ogada who was the Chairman of the event, in his opening speech, welcomed attendees and explained the history of Children's Day. He encouraged students to maintain positive behaviour and parents to continue providing quality education for their children to enable them become responsible people in future.

The event which drew notable dignitaries, including traditional rulers, political office holders, civil servants, and representatives of various organizations, featured march-past, cultural dances, special presentations, skill displays, and awards.
 Scholarships were awarded to Odunwa Precious, aged 13, from Community Primary School, Noyo Alike, for her novel "The Winds of Disobedience," and Igwe Success Chimezirim, aged 9, from Bright Hope Foundation School, Ndufu Echara, for his impactful Bible recitations, and cutting of cake.

The celebration emphasized love, unity, and brighter future for the children of Ikwo, reinforcing the idea that children are the leaders of tomorrow. 

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