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Shamar School celebrates cultural, creative arts
By George Ariegwe
SHAMAR School in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State has celebrated cultural and creative Arts in practical examination.
The celebration which took place at the School premises, attracted parents, guardians and other personalities afforded the children of the opportunity to showcase their various ethnic cultures and creativities.
In her speech, chairperson of the board, Dr Mrs. Onyi Ikemefuna stated that the school which is widely noted as a place with vision is set to educate and create a world for children by giving them hope for the future.
She disclosed that in the history of Nigeria, Shamar School is the first to showcase cultural and creative Arts in practical examination.
Among the ethnic groups that showcased their culture and innovativeness were; Igbo, Yoruba, Hausa, Urhobo and Edo. Their cultural dances, traditional food and dressing were displayed.
The school also recently held its 2019 graduation ceremony which also attracted a cream of notable people in the society.
The chairman of Uvwie Local Government Council, Hon. Ramson Onoyake who was represented by Hon. Christian Eshenake as chairman of the event, commended Mrs. Ikemefuna for her outstanding work of excellence towards the growth of the school, saying that ever since the establishment of the school, the community and the local government council chairman have been duly recognized.
He observed that “Education is the most powerful weapon that can be used to change the world, adding that, education in a nation must not only be available but it must be qualitative if it seeks to develop and improve the lives of its citizens”.
Mrs. Ikemefuna however thanked all those that contributed towards the success of the occasion.
Dignitaries present include; Chief Francis Odeje and his wife, Matha Odeje, ,Sir Tito Kedo, Mr. Fred Agah and others.