Lagos, Nigeria. Friday, October 16, 2020. Anani Oluwabunmi, a instructor at Concordia School, Yola, Adamawa State, has emerged the 2020 Maltina Instructor of the 12 months. Anani, an English instructor was declared the winner on the grand finale held on Friday, October 16, 2020, at Eko Resort & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.
For rising the winner of the sixth version of the Maltina Instructor of the 12 months, Anani will obtain a complete money prize of N6.5 million (N1.5million instantly and N1million yearly for the following 5 years) from the Nigerian Breweries – Felix Ohiwerei Belief Fund. She would even have the privilege to be a part of an all-expense paid capability growth coaching overseas whereas a totally geared up pc laboratory or six-classroom block price N20 million shall be constructed for her college in her honour by the Fund.
Idele Benedicta, a instructor from Asoro Grammar College Senior, Egor, Edo State emerged the primary runner-up profitable a complete of N1.5 Million whereas Adeeko Folukemi, a instructor from Patterson Memorial Baptist Grammar College, Abeokuta, Ogun State emerged as second runner-up with a prize of N1, 250.000.00. Different 27 academics who emerged as state champions have been additionally rewarded with a sum of N500, 000.00 every.
Talking on the occasion, the Minister of State for Schooling, Honourable Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba recommended the corporate’s unflinching dedication in supporting the schooling sector by rewarding excessive performing academics via the annual Maltina Instructor of the 12 months initiative.
Nwajiuba famous that it was heartwarming to notice that the corporate is holding religion with such exemplary initiative regardless of the disruptive affect of the coronavirus pandemic on companies and financial system.
In his welcome handle, the Managing Director, Nigerian Breweries Plc, Mr. Jordi Borrut Bel defined that the initiative was designed to acknowledge, have fun and inspire academics whose tales have turn into nice reminders of their function in laying the inspiration for an excellent society.
Whereas congratulating the finalists alongside state champions for coming this far, he acknowledged that the function of academics can’t be underestimated given their contribution to shaping and moulding lives. “With the Maltina Instructor of the 12 months, we’re saying that our academics can and must be rewarded for his or her roles within the growth of our nation”, Bel mentioned.
Additionally talking on the occasion, the Honourable Commissioner of Schooling, Lagos State, Mrs. Folashade Adefisayo who represented the Govt Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu recommended Nigerian Breweries Plc whereas noting that academics play a major function in nation-building given their contribution in imparting information within the lives of their college students.
In her remarks, the Company Affairs Director, Nigerian Breweries Plc, Mrs. Sade Morgan acknowledged that the sixth version was a transparent enchancment from the previous 12 months when it comes to participation because the initiative obtained 1234 entries from academics all around the nation regardless of the brief submission interval and different challenges brought on by coronavirus pandemic.
Morgan recommended the resilience and unusual ardour of academics for defying the chances by discovering new methods to show college students nearly regardless of the technological limitation famous that their contribution throughout the tough interval lends credence to their vital function in societal growth.
Talking shortly after she was introduced because the winner of the coveted prize, Anani thanked Nigerian Breweries Plc, Maltina for placing smiles on the faces of academics via this initiative by rewarding and recognizing them.
Since inception, the Maltina Instructor of the 12 months initiative has produced six grand winners, Rose Nkemdilim Obi, Anambra (2015), Imoh Essien, Akwa Ibom (2016), Felix Ariguzo, Delta State (2017), Olasunkanmi Opeifa, FCT (2018), Ezem Collins (2019) and now Oluwabunmi Anani.
ABOUT MALTINA TEACHER OF THE YEAR
In 2015, Nigerian Breweries-Felix Ohiwerei Schooling Belief Fund launched the Maltina Instructor of the 12 months, a nationwide competitors, to determine, honour and reward excellent academics in Nigeria.
Maltina Instructor of the 12 months is supported by the Federal Ministry of Schooling different stakeholders in schooling together with the Nigeria Union of Academics(NUT), All Nigeria Confederation of Principals of Secondary Colleges (ANCOPPS) and Academics Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN).
ABOUT NIGERIAN BREWERIES-FELIX OHIWEREI EDUCATION TRUST FUND
The Nigerian Breweries-Felix Ohiwerei Schooling Belief Fund was arrange in 1994 with a startup capital of 100 million Naira to allow sustained high quality schooling via structured intervention within the sector.
The Fund has footprints throughout the six geographical zones in Nigeria at main, secondary and tertiary ranges of schooling. By way of the Fund, NB Plc has constructed and furnished over 400 lecture rooms, sanitary services and libraries in 74 communities throughout the nation. The Fund has additionally granted scholarships to deserving college students in tertiary establishments.
ABOUT NIGERIAN BREWERIES PLC
Nigerian Breweries Plc, included in 1946 is the pioneer and largest brewing firm in Nigeria. With 23 malt and beer manufacturers inside its portfolio, it serves the Nigerian market and exports to different elements of West Africa. Nigerian Breweries Plc which is pushed by the company philosophy of “Successful with Nigeria”, has continued to take an more and more lively half in supporting schooling, amongst our different CSR focus areas.