- Winners emerged in Malaysia’s 2023 International Debate Championship, and students from Nigeria came tops
- St. Michael’s Model Comprehensive Secondary School, Nimo; All Hallows Seminary, Onitsha; and Mater Amabilis, Umuoji, emerged winners
- Their triumph did not go unnoticed as the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, hailed their exploit via his official social media handle
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The presidential bannerman of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, has congratulated the outstanding Nigerian students who won the 2023 International Debate Championship in Malaysia.
The triumphant Nigerians are students of St. Michael’s Model Comprehensive Secondary School students, Nimo; All Hallows Seminary, Onitsha; and Mater Amabilis, Umuoji.
It was gathered that the schools were among the mission institutions returned to their original proprietors during Obi’s tenure as Governor.
Obi, in his congratulatory message, wrote:
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"I heartily congratulate Nigerian Students, Nigeria Debate Team, who just emerged as champions of the 2023 International Debate Championship in Malaysia."
Peter Obi hails Gov Soludo for prioritising education in Anambra State
Obi hailed the students for their triumphant feet in representing the country on a global stage amidst all the competitors worldwide.
Obi also took the opportunity to appreciate the management and educators of the schools for their unwavering commitment to quality education. He further acknowledged subsequent governors of Anambra State for upholding and furthering the state’s esteemed educational standards that has helped brighten up the dreams of young students in the State.
Closing his message, the former Governor projected optimism and a vision for the nation, stating, “As we revolutionized education in Anambra, we aim to bring similar transformative changes to Nigeria for the brighter future of our children and the grandeur of our nation.”
Peter Obi hails 13-year-old Joshua Agboola, Africa's youngest certified Amazon web guru
Similarly, Labour Party presidential candidate Peter Obi gave 13-year-old Nigerian programmer and web guru Joshua Agboola his props following his recent milestone.
The young tech guru became Africa's youngest Certified Amazon Web Services (AWS) Developer Associate.
His achievement also got the recognition of Bukola Saraki, a former Senate President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.