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Odoben SHS Places 2nd In 2022 National Public Speaking Competition

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The Odoben Senior High School better known as ODOSCO on Sunday, November 13, 2022 made the good people of Asikuma Odoben Brakwa and Central Region proud for placing 2nd in the 2022 edition of the National Public Speaking Competition.

Contestants of Odoben SHS together with their MP, Hon. Alhaji Kobina Ghansah, Wife and Trainer, Mr. Abel Quaye.

The grand finale of the 2022 edition of the National Public Speaking competition was held at the Accra International Conference Centre on Sunday, November 13 ,2022.

The Educational Public Speaking Contest which is organized annually under the auspices of the Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon. Alban Bagbin in collaboration with the cultural unit of the Ghana Education Service saw 6 schools from 5 zones who qualified to the final stage of the competition.

Odoben SHS qualified to the final stage of the competition after beating Mfantsipim School, Holy Child School, Ghana National College , Swedru SHS and Nyakrom SHTS during the Semifinals contest.

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For this year’s edition of the National Public Speaking Competition, the orators presented on the theme: “GREEN RECOVERY FROM COVID-19: GHANA’s PERSPECTIVE”

Odoben Senior High School was  represented by Elizabeth Wilson, Esther Joy Oppong and Priscilla Yenu who delivered excellent presentations with great convincing points making them most promising orators among several  students from other schools consistently during the period of the contest.

Contestants for Odoben SHS were Elizabeth Wilson, Esther Joy Oppong and Priscilla Yenu.

Elizabeth Wilson from Odoben Senior High School exhibited professionalism, excellent display of eloquence with her presentation at the grand finale becoming the 1st runners up and Second Best Orator for the 2022 National Public Speaking Competition.

Elizabeth Wilson, Main Speaker for Odoben SHS.

Elizabeth Wilson’s outstanding performance secured of 75% of the total scores for Odoben Senior High School which placed the School in the 2nd Position of the contest having beaten with just a point by Yaa Asantewaa Girls SHS  with 76% emerging as champions of the 2022 edition.

Aburi Girls’ Senior High School also  placed 3rd with 74.3% while the  4th , 5th and 6th positions were taken by Tamale Senior High School with 73.7% ,  Adisadel College with 72%  and Achimota Schoolwith 68% respectively.

Yaa Asantewaa Girls SHS Won The 2022 National Public Speaking Competition

Winners of the 2022 edition of the National Public Speaking Competition, Yaa Asantewaa Girls’ Senior High School won a cash prize of GHC 10,000 in addition to products from sponsors of the competition.

Odoben SHS placed 2nd, took home a cash prize of GHC 8,000

Odoben Senior High School took home a cash prize of GHC 8,000 in addition to products from sponsors of the competition from placing 2nd.

Mr. Abel Quaye, Tutor & Trainer for Odoben SHS

The contestants from Odoben SHS were trained by Mr. Abel Quaye, an English Language and Literature Tutor of the school.

Hon. Alhaji Kobina Ghansah, MP, Asikuma Odoben Brakwa

The Member of Parliament for Asikuma Odoben Brakwa Constituency, Hon. Alhaji Kobina Ghansah graced the occasion to support the contestants from Odoben SHS where he motivated them to achieve such a resounding success.

Speaking to students and audience at the auditorium, Mrs Kate Addo , a representative of the Speaker of Parliament reiterated that it is paramount for Ghanaians to maintain a good environment to ensure keeping our country safe.

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NPSC 2022

The National Public Speaking Competition (NPSC) is an annual Public Speaking Contest which runs across Senior High Schools in Ghana .

It is designed to discover, recognize and foster the dynamism, creativity and initiative of the Ghanaian youth in promoting a culture of patriotism and national development;

The National Public Speaking Competition is aimed at building a genre of speakers who will use public speaking to influence society positively.

The competition offers students the acknowledgement and encouragement towards a successful career in public relations, compèring, film and advocacy.

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The 2022 edition of the National Public Speaking Competition is  powered by DeeDeeGlobal.

 

Story By: Bismark Botchwey
Source:http://Sintim Media

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Asikuma Odoben Brakwa District

Hon. Adjei Domson Secures Tourism Investment Through GUBA Enterprise For Asikuma Odoben Brakwa District

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The Asikuma Odoben Brakwa Constituency in the Central Region of Ghana is set to attract global attention with numerous developmental benefits as Hon. Emmanuel Adjei Domson has helped secure Tourism Investment through GUBA Enterprise for the district.

Hon. Domson on Sunday, August 21, 2022 paid a courtesy call on Odeefuo Amoakwa Boadu VIII, the President of Central Regional House of Chiefs and Omanhene of Breman Traditional Area together with his Chiefs, Elders and Queen Mothers during its Akwasidae Celebration.

Addressing the Breman Traditional Council, Hon. Domson introduced Mrs Dentaa Amoateng MBE, a British Ghanaian Entrepreneur who is the President and CEO of GUBA Enterprise, GUBA Awards, GUBA Trade Expo and GUBA Foundation.

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The 2020 NPP Parliamentary Candidate stated empathically that, the tourism sector plays a major role in the development of the country and places with tourism advancement are developing rapidly in terms of trade, infrastructure, education and more.


Hon. Domson added that, in helping develop the tourism prospects of AOB district, through his good lobbying skills, he has partnered with GUBA Enterprise, an international certified social enterprise organisation to rebrand and project Asikuma Odoben Brakwa positively to attract additional corporate investors to influence development.

Mrs Dentaa Amoateng on her first visit to Breman Asikuma through the invitation of Hon. Domson is poised to invest in the tourism sector of the district in helping project the rich Breman culture of the people and also connect the district to its indigenes in the diaspora to influence rapid development in various rural communities within the district.

Explaining the role of GUBA Enterprise in the economic development of Asikuma Odoben Brakwa District, Mrs Dentaa Amoateng highlighted numerous achievements made in the global space by connecting successful diaspora-Africans back home to influence developments in their communities.

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She also emphasized on her capabilities of influencing global organizations such as UKAID, USAID, UNICEF, UNESCO and and other institutions in rendering their corporate social responsibilities towards the development of the district.

In connecting diaspora Africans to their native traditional leaders, she made reference to the organization of the recent visit by Otumfour Osei Tutu and his chiefs to  Memphis – USA where he met the diaspora Ashanti community in the United States during their international festival held in May 2022.

She added that, through her annual GUBA Awards the Breman Traditional Council will be invited to attend, meet and connect with their diaspora natives in helping influence developmental initiatives for the district.

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Mrs Amoateng assured to provide scholarship opportunities through her GUBA Foundation to brilliant but needy students to further their education abroad.

She also added that, her outfit will help provide necessary educational materials and medical equipments to support schools and health centers within the district and also help organize seminars, workshops and conferences to enlighten and develop the capabilities of the youth.

Odeefuo Amoakwa Boadu VIII – President of the Central Regional House of Chiefs and Omanhene of Breman Traditional Area.

Speaking on behalf of the Breman Traditional Council, Odeefuo Amoakwa Boadu VIII expressed his appreciation to Mrs Dentaa Amoateng for her kind gesture and also honoring the request of Hon. Domson to invest in the development of the district’s tourism sector.

Odeefuo Amoakwa Boadu VIII gladly stated that, the Breman Traditional Area will be celebrating its 400years Anniversary with GUBA Enterprise to help project the district to attract international recognition, global investors and enhance development.

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Dentaa Amoateng with the Queen Mothers and Women leaders of Breman Asikuma

The Queen Mothers Association of Breman Traditional Council honored and welcomed Mrs Dentaa Amoateng with a traditional stool and a Kente Sash which symbolized their appreciation and her acceptance to the district as a development queen.

The outstanding former DCE, Hon. Domson embarked on a community tour with Mrs Dentaa Amoateng where they visited Breman Asikuma SHS and Our Lady Of Grace Hospital.

ABOUT MRS DENTAA AMOATENG MBE: 

Akosua Dentaa Amoateng MBE, best known by her stage name Dentaa, is a British Ghanaian entrepreneur, nurse, actress, TV presenter, singer, producer and manager.

In 2016, Dentaa was awarded by the Queen of England with Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) during Queen Elizabeth II Birthday Honours 

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In 2017 she received the Ghana Peace Awards Humanitarian Service Laureate in Accra, Ghana. In mid-September, 2020 she was appointed by Asante Kotoko S.C. as their International Relations Manager.

She is the Founder, President and CEO of GUBA Awards, GUBA Trade Expo,  GUBA Foundation and GUBA Enterprise, a social enterprise organisation dedicated to the advancement of diaspora Africans and Africans back home through various socio – economic programs and initiatives. 

Story By:bismark-botchwey

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