“It is My desire for quality Education in Nigeria and to promote and sustain overall academic performance among students. In this, the urge for quiz was born out. Heart of Gold foundation is ready and committed for such empowerment across the country. LAURA IKEOBI CEO/ FounderHeart of Gold charity foundation Austria”

It was a Quiz organized by two International foundation Rossy foundation Germany and Heart of Gold charity foundation Austria in collaboration with Imo state senior Secondary Education Managemnet Board and Ministry of Education.

HOG presences here and partnership is born out of special love and desire for quality Education in the state and to promote and sustain overall academic performance among students in Nigeria. In this, the urge for quiz was born out. Heart of Gold foundation is ready and committed for such empowerment across the regions.

A Report on the 21st January 2022 event (Imo state senior secondary school quiz) by Ofoma Kingsley Chichetam

  • Welcoming of the guests:
    Some members of Heart of Gold charity Foundation & Some members of Rossy Foundation international stood at the hall’s threshold to usher in the students from various schools, guests of honour and other distinguished ladies and gentlemen present at the venue.
  • Commencement of the program: The program commenced immediately after the opening prayer by the Rev. Father in charge of the senior secondary section of holy ghost college owerri. (FR. REV FATHER SAMUEL AGU)
  • Guests Acknowledgement :
    The honoured guests were specifically welcomed individually, the schools present were welcomed individually and other guests were welcomed collectively.
  • Speech presentation by the NGO’s:
    Rossy Foundation International CEO representative went ahead to make the opening speech for the day and other formal presentations, followed by Heart of Gold charity Foundation CEO representative who also made an opening speech and other formal presentations.
  • Quiz Competition :
    The 5 schools present kicked off into the quiz competition of a total of 6 subjects (mathematics, English language, physics, chemistry, biology and economics) they had quite a tough battle of brains. – Quiz Competition Round 2:
    The second round of the quiz competition. At this point the students really got nervous, some panicked and started answering randomly without giving the answers a second thought as a result of being the school with the least grade in the score board. But the best students stood brilliant with exceptional performances.
  • Award Presentation :
    The award presentation took place shortly after the quiz ended, all the esteemed guests of honour were called to the stage to be given an award of honour. The guests also gave their vote of thanks and pledged to keep up with the good work,
    Among the awardees were
    Prof. Sylvester Ifunanya Commissioner of Education for the outstanding excellence on Education and Human Capital development.

His Grace most Rev. Dr. Anthony J. V. Obinna archbishop of owerri diocess.

Chief Innocent Ifediaso Chukwuma ( CEO innoson motors) for Award of excellence on industrial revolution and human capital development.

Chief Allen Onyema CEO Air PEACE for Award of excellence on Industrial Revolution and human capital development.

Dr. Mrs A. Nwanebo Executive Secretary senior education mgt board. For promoting Education in the state among others.

Quiz winners Prize presentation:
This took place after the award presentation, the students efforts were appreciated and the winners of the program being Holy ghost college owerri won the competition and a prize of 250,000 naira was awarded to them as support for their academic performance and to urge them to put more efforts in education.

Holy ghost college owerri with their prize

The first runner up being Government college owerri was given a prize of 200,000 naira for their excellence in academics while the

2nd runner up being Akwakuma girls secondary school owerri was given a prize of 150,000 naira for their hard work and success in the quiz.

Prizes gifted to students present.
Other students present at the venue were given prizes for their presence and also being part of the quiz competition. The teachers of the respective schools were given a good number of books to show appreciation for their support in honoring the invitation.

Closing Ceremony:
The closing of the event was organized by the Rev. Father of the junior secondary section of holy ghost college owerri.

Red carpet show:
Photographs were taken at the red carpet, both NGO’s and the Quiz winners took a group photo. Including some sponsors that were present at the event, some pioneers of the venue were present that day and they all took group photos.

Interview section :
An interview was made by one of the media present, the CEO representative of Rossy Foundation international was interviewed to give account of the whole event and to speak more about Charity and humanity at large.


Emeka Gbandi is the Chief International Editor of African Heritage magazine. He is an investment enthusiast , a copywriter with the Mildest touch who has created a niche in investment and ICT. Skilled and certified in social change and has a flair to creatively chronicle people,places and events portraying Africa and its rich culture and heritage.

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