After a lot of mentions, hypes and advert, Felabration 2015 begins with a debate amongst private and public senior secondary schools in Lagos. Battling for the 2015 championship with the topic “Poverty is not an accident like slavery and apartheid, It is man-made and can be removed by the actions of human were;
|Epe Grammar School, Epe||Oriwu Model College, Ikorodu|
|Aunty Ayo Comprehensive Secondary School, Keffi||Dowen College, Lekki Phase 1|
|Kings College, Victoria Island||Queens College, Yaba|
|Vivian Fowler Memorial Schools for Girls, Oregun||Lagos State Senior Model College, Agbowa|
|Metropolitan Senior College, Isolo||Meiran Community High School, Meiran|
The speeches were adjudged by publishers Kunle Bakare, Adesua Onyekwe , TV Personalities Morayo Afolabi Brown, Olajumoke Alawode James and Barrister Olajide Bello.
Emerging as the first five after the first round were Epe Grammar School, Kings College, Dowen College, Aunty Ayo Comprehensive Secondary School and Lagos Model College Agbowa- Ikosi.
The 2nd round saw Oghenemaro Umunade of Kings College in the 2nd position carting away 1 laptop, 1 tablet, an educational aid and Oghenekaro Ifoto of Dowen College in the 3rd position taking away 1 laptop and an educational aid
Taking away 1 laptop, an interview with Rainbow Fm, an educational aid and 1 tablet was Amusa Zainab of Epe Grammar in the first position. The 2 hours of intensive discuss was hosted by Teju Babyface.
Each of the other contestants were not left out as they all got a tablet for their efforts. All the schools were gifted with a Television set. The debate was sponsored by 7up Bottling Company, OrangeApple Technologies and Fan Milk.
Speaking with Yeni Kuti, the founder of Felabration, she stated that despite the state of the economy, she is glad that Felabration is happening again for the 19th time.
Felabration 2015 continues with the symposium on Monday 12th October at Neca Hall Auditorium, Agidingbi. Chairman and Moderator is the former Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN) and speaking on the Topic Human Rights as my Property are Sandra Izsadore, Ayo Obe, Kunle Ajibade and Chidi Odinkalu.
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