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Saturday, November 17, 2018

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2017 National (Awokoya Memorial) Chemistry Competition Award Ceremony.

The 2017 edition of the  award ceremony sponsored by Chevron Nigeria Limited was held on Saturday 4th of November 2017 at the Main Auditorium of the Petroleum Training Institute Conference Centre at 11.00am.

The Managing Director of Chevron Nigeria Ltd was represented by  Mr. Tony Emegere  who is the the Superintendent of PGPA  (Policy, Government and Public Affairs) Warrington office said in his address that Chevron is happy with the Annual Competition as it is achieving it's intended objectives and has been observed to be growing bigger and better with each passing year.

The Honourable Commissioner of Education Barrister Chiedu Ebie was represented by Mrs. Joyce Biyibi.The guest lecture for the day titled "Chemistry: A strong pillar for Sustainable  Development and Entrepreneurial Empowerment was delivered by one of us Prof. Mrs. Mary Edema,  Provost of College of Education Warri

The CSN  President Prof. Mrs. Gloria Obuzor was represented by the DVP  South-South Mr Peter Berezi.The chapter chairman Dr. Mrs. Tina O. Isichei in her welcome address said the Annual competition is aimed at promoting the teaching and learning of Chemistry among Secondary School students in the state and appealed for increased funding to the sponsors Chevron Nigeria Ltd to be able to reach out and accommodate more students all over Delta State.

Over 300  secondary school students representing more than 20 schools were present at the award ceremony.The best ten students were given certificates and cash gifts while the best three also received plaques in addition to their certificates and cash gifts.The overall winner was Master Esosuota  Peters of Government College Ughelli.Prices and certificates were also given to the teachers of the best 10 students and their schools.

The ceremony was well attended as Fellows and Members of CSN came in their numbers in addition to parents,  School principals and different media houses that covered the event.                                          

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The Chemical Society of Nigeria (CSN) was founded in 1971. It is the umbrella body of all Chemists in Nigeria which, among other things, seeks to protect the professional interest of chemists as well as promote the propagation, study and practice of the science of chemistry in Nigeria.


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