Alaku Ayiwulu receives 2022 Maltina Teacher Of The Year value N6.5m, other rewards

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…..in advancing quality of education at all level in Nigeria

 

LR: Corporate Affairs Director, Nigerian Breweries Plc, Sade Morgan; Lagos Commissioner for Education, Folashade Adefisayo; MD of Nigerian Breweries Plc and Chairman of NB/Felix Ohiwerei Education Trust Fund, Hans Essaadi; 2022 winner, Alaku Ayiwulu; Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo; Nigerian Breweries Chairman, Kolawole Jamodu and the Minister of State for Education, Nana Opiah

The first and second runners-up, Musa Saidu from Borno State and Ifeoma Stella from Enugu State received N1.5 million and N1,250,000 respectively.

A teacher from Federal Government College, Jos, Alaku Ayiwulu, has emerged the winner of the 2022 Maltina Teacher of the Year Award.

For emerging the winner of the 8th edition of the award, Mr Ayiwulu will receive a total cash prize of N6.5 million from the Nigerian Breweries- Felix Ohiwerei Trust Fund.

According to the organiser, the winner would receive N1.5 million immediately and N1 million annually for the next five years.

He also has the privilege to participate in an all-expense paid capacity development training abroad and a fully equipped computer laboratory or six-classroom block worth N20 million will be built for his school in his honour.

The first and second runners-up, Musa Saidu from Borno State and Ifeoma Stella from Enugu State received N1.5 million and N1,250,000 respectively.

Hans Esaadi, the Managing Director/CE of Nigerian Breweries Plc/Felix Ohiwerei in his good will message during the Maltina of the Year Awards ceremony says this event is very clear to our hearts, as we celebrate our teachers who are truly exemplary and committed  in raising the next generation of leaders, Teachers inspire us to learn about the world around us and unleash our full potentials.  They do this with compassion, commitment, and care. A teacher is a superhero, and we hope you will join us in celebrating several super-hero who will be seated amongst us tonight.

The managing director said on behalf of the Nigerians Breweries/Felix Ohiwerei Education Trust Fund formerly welcome all to the grand finale of the 2022 Maltina Teacher of the year Awards held at Lagos Oriental Hotel Victoria Island, Lagos on Friday, October 21, 2022.

Esaadi disclosed that un our mission of advancing the quality of education in Nigeria at all levels.

According to him, from an initial start-up grant of N100 (one hundred million) Naira in 1994, the NB/Felix Ohiwerei Trust Fund has successfully progressed to execute 85 legacy projects nationwide, of which the Maltina teacher of the year competition is one of them.

LR: Corporate Affairs Director, Nigerian Breweries Plc, Sade Morgan; Lagos Commissioner for Education, Folashade Adefisayo; MD of Nigerian Breweries Plc and Chairman of NB/Felix Ohiwerei Education Trust Fund, Hans Essaadi; Second runner-up, Ifeoma Stella, the 2022 winner, Alaku Ayiwulu; Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo; first runner-up, Musa Saidu; Nigerian Breweries Chairman, Kolawole Jamodu and the Minister of State for Education, Nana Opiah

 

After seven (7) years of recognizing, rewarding, and celebrating teachers across Nigeria, we are now set of what promises to be another unforgettable night for the eventual winners and ultimately the 2022 Maltina Teacher of The Year.

 

The Ameh News (TAN) recall that “since 2015, the Nigerian breweries/Felix Ohiwerei Education Trust Fund established and championed the cause of teachers through the Maltina Teacher of The Year competition- an annual national competition to identify, honour and rewards outstanding teachers in Nigeria.

The statement further stated that it is an established fact that today’s youth will become tomorrow’s leaders, and teachers have direct access to educate the youth in their most impressionable years. Teachers, therefore have the ability to shape leaders of the future in the best way for the society to build positive and inspired future generations and they therefore design society, both on a national and global scale. Indeed, teachers have the most important jobs in the world. Those who have an impact on the children and youth of society, have the power to change lives, not just for those children themselves, but for the lives of all.

“As part of our commitment to our corporate mission of “Winning With Nigeria”, the Maltina Teacher of The Year competition is the latest of several education -based initiatives driven since 1994, when the Nigerian breweries/Felix Ohiwerei Education Trust Fund was established with a start-up of N100(one hundred million) naira. this fund invests in various structure interventions towards improving Nigeria’s education sector at primary, secondary and tertiary level.

The Corporate Affairs Director, Nigerian Breweries Plc, Sade Morgan in her earlier statement stated that the Nigerian Breweries/Felix Ohiwerei Education Trust Fund is delighted to announce the top 10 finalists for the 2022 edition of the Maltina Teacher of the Year Award competition

The director noted that the number of valid entries in 2022 is the highest recorded since 2015 when the award was introduced

Morgan gave breakdown details as, a total of 1,027 entries were received for the 2022 awards but 833 entries were valid.

“They are:  Luga Cyprian Toryila (Benue State), Musa Saidu(Borno State), Ifeoma Stella(Enugu State), Blessing Lydia Titiloye (Lagos State), Garba Abraham (Niger State), Adewale Kayode Abayomi (Ogun State), Olanrewaju Olubunmi Olayemi (Oyo State), Alaku Ayiwulu (Plateau State), Zainab Gambo(Yobe State) and Kabir Musa (Zamfara State).

According to her, the finalists were chosen following a rigorous evaluation and grading of a pool of 1027 entries by an esteemed panel of judges.

The top 10 finalists will now proceed to the final stage where the panel of judges would subject them to one-on-one interviews to determine the eventual winner of this year’s edition of the competition, she added.

“Now in its 8th edition, the Maltina Teacher of the Year competition is a platform created to identify, showcase, and reward exceptional teachers in both public and private secondary schools across the country. It is funded by the Nigerian Breweries-Felix Ohiwerei Education Trust Fund, which was set up in 1994 towards advancing the quality of education at all levels in Nigeria in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal, SDG No.4, she concluded.

 

 

 


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