NAF Celebrates Student for Clinching National Science Competitive Examination Scholarship

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Olayemi Esan

The Nigerian Air Force on Monday celebrated the winner of  National Science Competitive Examination, Master Edeani Izuchukwu, a student of Air Force Comprehensive School (AFCS) Agbani, Enugu State.

Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet said in a statement on Tuesday that Master Edeani Izuchukwu was awarded the “774 Young Nigerian Scientists Presidential Award”.

The competition is organised annually by the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology and opened to all secondary schools nationwide. 

He added that, Izuchukwu, a Senior Secondary 3 student representing Enugu State, came first at the grand finale of the competitive examination held on 14 March 2021 in Abuja. 

“He emerged the Best Overall among several other students from the 36 States of the Federation including the Federal Capital Territory. The award presentation took place on Monday, 15 March 2021 at the Eagle Square, venue of the ongoing Technology and Innovation Expo 2021”. 

The Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo presented Master Edeani with his award which included a plaque, N1 Million and scholarship up to PhD level in any Nigerian University of his choice.

It would be recalled that a similar feat was achieved by Master Peter Arotiba of Air Force Secondary School, Ikeja when he emerged best overall candidate in the 2018 May/June West African Examination Council (WAEC) in the entire West African Sub-region with 9 A-1s in 9 Subjects, beating over 1.9 million candidates that sat for the Examination.

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