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Disease Control and Immunization|

One of the focal points of the Children’s Day celebration held on May 27th, 2024,  was the Official Flag Off Ceremony of the Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Introduction (HPVVI) for young girls at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium by the First Lady of Edo State, Mrs. Betsy Obaseki.

The event also recognized educational excellence, with awards given to students and schools that excelled in the Betsy Obaseki Essay Writing Competition on HPVVI. The top three students from the junior and senior categories received prizes and their schools received an award of excellence presented by Her Excellency, Mrs Betsy Obaseki and other Executives present.

Winners: Senior Category

  1. Success Nebuchukwu Ifeoma (Discovery School Benin Technical College Road, Ugbowo) Egor LGA
  2. Rosabel Famous-Okundamiya (Discovery School Benin Technical, College Road, Ugbowo) Egor LGA
  3. Glory Ibhade Osarunmense (Green Park Academy Montessori Benin Auchi, Aduwawa) Ikpoba LGA

Winners: Junior Category

  1. Chidinma Anyacho Treasure (Discovery School, Benin Technical College Road, Ugbowo) Egor LGA
  2. Ewinghane Ikponmwosa Harry (Shiloh International School Ukhiri, Benin City) Ikpoba Okha LGA
  3. Barakat Yusuf Bello Onaze (Sacred Heart College, Agenebode) Etsako West LGA.

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