By PRISCA SAM-DURU
The winner of the Indomie 2013, National Spelling Bee Competition, Master Boadley Juwon Afolarin, who emerged this year’s One-day-governor, on Monday, July 22nd, paid a courtesy call to the corporate headquarters of Dufil Prima Foods, major sponsor of the annual spelling Bee competition.
Master Boadley’s courtesy call, which is the first of his official visit, was intended to say thank you to Dufil Prima Foods for its huge support of the Spelling Bee competition.
The One-day-governor was accompanied by state executives and other media partners who took turns, in commending the company for its unrelenting support of the National spelling Bee competition and education as a whole.
Speaking during the visit, Afolarin thanked Dufil Prima Foods Plc, makers of Indomie noodles for ensuring that the grand finale of the competition was a huge success.
Afolarin further expressed appreciation to Dufil,saying he was impressed with Indomie, for partnering with the Lagos State Government by being the title sponsor of the competition.
“This contest would encourage other children to Work harder in other to make an impact by reading and taking their studies seriously. I would also like to use this medium to implore other corporate organizations to partner with the government so as to ensure that there is a continuous boost in the educational sector in Nigeria”.
He added, “ the purpose of this media parley is for Journalists to re-orientate parents and students because the desperation of parents to get admission for their children is contributing to the problems on ground.
According to him, When parents begin to send their 16-17 years students to stay alone in Ukraine to learn a new language before admission, what do you expect from them.