Publish date: 2022-06-19 23:35:09 | Author: Nike Popoola | Source: punchng.com
SystemSpecs, an African financial, human capital management, and e-commerce technology firm has expressed its commitment to the development of education
A statement said the firm which is the owner of Remita, HumanManager, and Paylink, presented prizes to winners of the 30th-anniversary edition of its annual children’s day essay competition at a hybrid ceremony.
It said the top winners were present or represented at the venue of the event in Lagos and were presented with gifts that included high-capacity laptops, top-notch headphones, free three-month uLesson coding courses, 480-gigabyte Internet data for one year, branded travel suite cases, unique keepsake hoodies, thermal flasks, school bags, among many others.
The statement said, “Some of the honourees were 11-year-old Oluwaseun Temitayo-Ojo of Igbobi College, Yaba, Lagos, and 15-year-old Ekemini Effiong-Robert of the African Church Model College, Agege, Lagos who emerged winners in the junior and senior categories respectively.
“Both emerged ahead of about 2,000 entrants from both private and public primary and secondary schools across the country.”
Speaking on the feat of the champion from her school, the Principal, The African Church Model College, Ifako Agege, Lagos, Shade Erinle expressed her excitement.
While noting that the winner made the school proud, she said the computers her school won would add immense value to the school’s brand promise of delivering qualitative education.
The Group Head, Corporate Services, Oluwsegun Adesanya, said, “On this special day, we crowned the champions of this year’s SystemSpecs Children’s Day Essay Competition and the schools that produced them in recognition of the need to emphatically celebrate young talents that emerge from Nigeria who have the potential to transform our world.
“Not only have these young ones proffered solutions to some of Nigeria’s nagging challenges in the educational sector, but they also can champion the vision of a new and truly thriving country we all will be proud of.
“With the ambience of the occasion and the tangible excitement of the winning participants, other students, teachers, principals, parents and other well-wishers, we are once again reinvigorated to continue to impart the lives of Nigerians, young and old, irrespective of their location.”