Oko, March, 7,
2019 (MOI) Wife of a former Vice-President of Nigeria, Dame Beatrice Ekwueme
has urged Ndi Igbo not to allow their different political parties to divide
made the call during her school's 5th Biennial Inter House Sports Competition
at the Federal Polytechnic Sports Centre, Oko.
noted that Northerners and South Westerners place their origin, above belong to
political parties, stressing that Ndi Igbo should think toward similar
foremost, a Yoruba knows that he is a Yoruba before being a member of a political
indigene knows that he is Hausa before being a member of a political party. Ndi
Igbo, let us think and never allow party politics to tear us apart.’’
Gaius Benton Schools, Oko, reacted to a call by the Transition Committee
Chairman, Orumba North LGA, Mr Emeka Aforka to upgrade the school to
``It is a good
idea but the road that leads to the school is not of international standard
yet. That is an Anambra Government road and we expect the road be upgraded
``I know that
I have spoken about this road to Governor of Anambra State but I only want to
mention it again,” she added.
chairman who launched the 2nd edition of the school's calendar commended the
school for setting the pace for others to follow.
thanked Gov. Obiano for working tirelessly for Ndi Anambra saying that Orumba
North benefited immensely from his good works.
He urged the
people to vote in APGA candidates in the State House of Assembly election on
the school, Mrs Chinwendu Ezeofor, emphasized the importance of sporting
``In the early
60s and 80s, Games and sports featured prominently in our school’s curriculum
and time table.
sports competition carried out once in a year or once in every two years in all
the schools and colleges in our state.
positively affect health and life of students and pupils as well as inculcate
in the spirit of sportsmanship,” Mrs Ezeofor said.
Presentation of gifts to students and pupils who won in some
athletics event that featured during the Games. (MOI)