Thursday, February 25, 2021

SDGs 4: CEPEJ Sets For 5th Edition. of Peace, Unity Quiz And Essay Competition.

....Mulade Says, the kind gesture is to promote child Education in Riverine Communities of Delta State.

.... Activist Appeals to DTSG, Stakeholders to Support Initiative for Wider Spread to the 25 LGAs of Delta State.

By Victor Bieni, Asaba

The National Coordinator, Center for Peace and Environmental Justice ( CEPEJ), Chief (Comrade) Sheriff Mulade has said that his Organization is fully set for Annual Peace, Unity Quiz and Essay Competition tagged: "Mulade Sheriff Peace and Unity Quiz and Essay Competition for Rural/Riverine communities in Delta State" slated to hold on the 3rd of March, 2021.

CEPEJ, a non governmental, that is, not for profit making organization, with a mandate to enhance peace, environmental cohesion in Nigeria and beyond disclosed this to our reporter in a media conference with newsmen by the World distinguished Activist, Comrade Chief Sherrif Mulade in his CEPEJ's branch office at Asaba, Delta State capital restates commitments to proper domestication of SDGs 4 which bothers on quality Education for all.

According to Mulade in his address to Journalists in Asaba, "the primary aim and objective of the competition is to promote Child education in the riverine areas of Warri and its environs".

He stated that the initiative was introduced by him as a seasoned Educationist, green academia, tittled Chief, "Ibe -Sorumonwei (Kingdom Promoter)" of Ancient Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South-West of Delta State cum the Chief Executive Officer of Center for Peace and Environmental Justice, with Offices across Nigeria and affiliated practices in other countries.

In his words: "The purpose of the quiz and essay competition is to promote Peaceful coexistence among ethnic groups in the area especially the riverine and rural communities".

The Environmentalist cum human rights Activist noted that the annual competition is his personal commitment to the improvement of education, through the enhancement of reading culture.

He further stated that It was Instituted to ensure that the children are equipped to become better citizens or leaders as well as fostering peace and unity through education amongst the rural/riverine Ijaws, Itsekiris and Urhobo communities of Warri South, Warri North and Warri South–West LGAs.

The Activist while narrating the positive impacts and results from the competition so far then encouraged the government at all levels to join hands with civil society organizations such as Center for Peace and Environmental Justice (CEPEJ), to expand this all-important educative programme to other Local Government Areas in the State.

He said: "Meanwhile, 2021 edition will hold at Hussey College Warri. The programme has two categories comprising the Junior and Senior Classes, with Winners carting away the major prizes, of 1st, 2nd and 3rd positions, while cash and other consolation prizes worth Millions naira will be splashed on all participating schools".

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