By: Ifeanyi Okonkwo (Anambra),
The member representing Oyi Constituency Hon. Vivian Okadigbo who doubles as the Chairman House Committee on Education and Hon. Ikemefuna Uzoezie, member representing Aguata 2 Constituency, have joined their voices amongst millions of Nigerians in congratulating the five (5) female students from Regina Pacia College, Onitsha, Anambra state, who became world champions at the just concluded 2018 World Pitch Summit held at the United States of America (USA).
The two Lawmakers, who spoke to Correspondents at the Anambra State House of Assembly Complex Awka, expressed their delight at the girls’ victory, stating that the girls have made Anambra, Nigeria and the entire Africans proud.
Hon. Vivian said, she was proud of the girls, as she congratulated them, stating that they have put Anambra state on the world map.
According to her, “Let me first of all congratulate the girls. I am proud of being an Anamberian as the girls have succeeded in putting Anambra state on the world map”.
“Let me also congratulate the executive Governor of the state, His Excellency Chief Willie Obiano. This is a reflection of the effort of the state government on education”.
She concluded by urging other young students to emulate the 5 young girls.
Hon. Uzoezie on his part, said, “It is a welcomed development and for us from Anambra state, we are happy and delighted that our girls made us proud. Anambra state has been making the headlines for the right reasons and it is a thing of joy”.
He further called on the Federal Government (FG) to assist in putting the educational system back to its place and if this is done, more positive news would follow suit.
It would be recalled that five girls from Regina Pacia College Onitsha Anambra state, won the junior division competition some weeks ago.
The Anambra girls, who have become Africa’s golden girls are made up of five brilliant girls whose names are: Promise Nnelue, Jessica Osita, Nwabuaku Ossai, Adaeze Onuigbo and Vivian Okoye.
The 2018 World Pitch Summit is the final event following more than seven months of hardwork, innovation and problem solving by more than 19,000 girls from 115 countries supported by over 5,000 mentors.
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