Report by Ebuka Onyekwelu
Anambra born Ms. Amarachukwu Akwuobi, 11 years old standard 6 student of Ladyswell International School in Dublin, Ireland, has won the Irish Prime Minister’s School Writing Competition. Ms. Akwuobi, whose family lives in Ireland, hails from Aguleri, in Anambra East Local Government Area of Anambra State. She is the daughter of Dr. Jossy Akwuobi, PhD, based in Ireland, from Igboezunu village in Aguleri, Anambra State. Recall that the Most Reverend Cyprain Iwene Tabansi, hailed from Igboezunu village, in Aguleri, Anambra state.
The Irish Prime Minister’s school writing competition is a prestigious competition involving all school children with writing prowess, across the nation of Ireland. The perks of winning the competition includes; meeting with the Irish PM over dinner and a cash prize of €25,000.
Ms. Amarachukwu emerged winner throughout Ireland with such masterful writing skills that she is now referred to as little Chimamanda Adichie.
The Irish Anambra born Amarachi will be meeting the Prime Minister of Ireland for Easter dinner, during the week.
By this uncommon fit, young Amarachi Akwuobi has joined the league of Anambra wonder kids who are conquering the world.
Just a few months ago, 5 Anambra girls won the gold prize, for the World Technovation Competition that held in San Francisco, United States, with a mobile application they invented called FD Detector. Only a few weeks ago, four Anambra boys won the bronze prize in the International Festival of Engineering, Science and Technology, which took place in Tunisia.
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