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UBEC, SUBEB train students on agric

By Damilola Origbemisuyi

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The Universal Basic Education Commission in collaboration with the Ondo State Universal Basic Education Board trained primary school pupils and secondary school students in agricultural education programme.

The training which took place in Akure, the state capital, was in form of quiz competition among primary school pupils and debates competition among secondary school students in the state who have won their district competition in their various Senatorial District.

The quiz comprises of various questions on different segments of agriculture such as animal husbandry, fishery and general agriculture.

The schools that participated in the quiz competition are: St. Gregory’s Mega Primary School Ikare, Mega Primary School Ijapo, AC/CAC Primary School Akungba, St. John Mega School Ondo East, St. James Mega Primary School Ile-Oluji and St. Dominic Mega School, Okitipupa.

At the end of the quiz competition, St. Gregory Mega Primary School, Ikare, which was represented by Alao Dorcas, came first with a total of 18 points followed by AC/CAC Primary School Akungba, represented by Atere Olajide and St. Dominic Mega School Okitipupa represented by Daniel Elizabeth with a total of 14 and 12 points respectively.

The debate competition was among six secondary schools from various district in the state and each school was represented by two speakers to speak on the topic titled “Technology driven agriculture promotes economic growth than peasant farming”.

The schools that participate in the debate competition are: Community Grammar School, Emure-Ile, Agbogbo Grammar School, Supare, Oyemekun Grammar School, Akure, Oloroke Grammar School, Oke Igbo, United Grammar School, Ode Irele and Ekimogun CGS, Bolorunduro.

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The speakers were judged based on their dressing, salutation, grammar, points articulation, component, fluency, boldness among others.

In the end, Oyemekun Grammar School came first with a total of 83 points followed by Community Grammar School, Emure-Ile and Oloroke Grammar School Oke- Igbo, with a total of 69 and 59 points respectively.

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