Veteran broadcast journalist, eddy aina heads schools debate panel

The General Manager, Sweet FM Abeokuta, and veteran broadcast journalist, Mr. Eddy Aina  has been appointed  Chairman, Panel of Judges of a National Primary School Debate organised  by Tripod Media Company Limited

Penpushing reports that, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Tripod Media Company, Dare Adedotun in a statement said the debate is in collaboration with late Professor Abayomi Oluwatosin  Jiboku Foundation (AOJF).

The statement said the inauguration which was held virtually was attended by stakeholders in media and education, among whom are top management of the sponsors, Taidob College Asero Estate Abeokuta including the Principal, Mrs. Hope Jiboku and Directors, Obawunmi and Idowu Jiboku as well as Mrs. Taiwo Emmanuel.

Penpushing further reports that, the foundation Director, Engr. Idowu Jiboku, explained that  the debate is to mark  70th Posthumuos birthday of the founder of Taidob Group of  Schools, Prof Abayomi Jiboku who he described as a strong supporter of  education in his lifetime, hence the partnership with Tripod Media  Company to further build on his legacies.

The Director Taidob College, Mr. Obawunmi Jibokuin his remarks said the competition, which is open to Basic Five and Six pupils in public and private schools  across Nigeria, has 70 prizes to be won including full scholarship, free  tuition and partial scholarship from JS1 to SS3 in the school, among other educational materials.

Penpushing also reports that, the panel chairman while describing the online debate as a laudable initiative, affirmed the commitment of the team to be  fair to all contestants, advising participants to play by the rules.

Meanwhile, pupils are expected to register free  by sending their names, school and phone number to [email protected], or call 07053356758 and  08133959245 while registration closes on the 7th of August 2020.



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