The 2018 edition of award ceremony to reward participants in the Awokoya Memorial Chemistry Competition for Secondary Schools took place at the Main Auditorium, Petroleum Training Institute (PTI) Conference Centre, Effurun on Saturday 10th November, 2018.
The program was organized by Chemical Society of Nigeria, Delta Chapter in partnership with NNPC/ Chevron joint venture and Delta State ministry of education.
The occasion was chaired by the President, Chemical Society of Nigeria, Prof. S.O. Okeniyi who was ably represented by the Chair Awards Committee, Dr. E.P. Berezi. The Chevron Managing Director, Mr. Jeffrey Ewing was represented by Mr. Tony Emegere PGPA Supt., Chevron Nigeria Limited.
Prof. Samuel Chuks O. Ugbolue, the first Professor of Polymer Science and Textile Technology in the Nigerian University system, who also is the Dean of Faculty of Science and Director of Academic Planning and Quality Assurance at the Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo delivered the guest lecture of the day.
Master Ate Ovie Great of Nepa Staff School, Sapele took the first position while second and third went to Master Gogfo Ataisikup and Master Oyawiri Martin both of Government College, Ughelli and Our Saviour Secondary School, Sapele respectively.