- Some students from Bauchi have made Nigeria proud after emerging best in a debate in Singapore
- The five students have returned to Bauchi and were received by the state SUBEB chairman, Professor Yahaya Ibrahim Yero
- They are Abdulbarri Yahaya, Hassan Ali Hassan, Hamida Aliyu, Maryam Ya’u and Rashida Dauda
Five Nigerian students who came first in the Oldham Cup Debate Championship in Singapore have returned to Bauchi.
The students had travelled to Singapore with two teachers and chief librarian of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) after emerging first in the national debate organised by the office of Hajiya Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Daily Trust reports.
NAIJ.com notes that upon arrival, they were received by the state SUBEB chairman, Professor Yahaya Ibrahim Yero, who said the students had not only made Bauchi state proud but Nigeria as a whole.
The five students that participated in the competition include Abdulbarri Yahaya from Bauchi local government area, Hassan Ali Hassan from Shira, Hamida Aliyu from Bauchi, Maryam Ya’u from Jama’are and Rashida Dauda from Dass LGA.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously reported that a Nigerian student, Christiana Udoh, was awarded the Dudley Newitt Prize for Experimental Excellence at the Imperial College in London, United Kingdom.
The award was announced on Monday, February 26, during the Dudley Newitt Lecture held on the university campus.
Udo, who was also offered a scholarship by the institution, was the first Nigerian to receive the award.
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