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Zenith Bank Renews Pledges for Delta Principals/Headmasters’ Cup

PHOTO CAPTION: (L-R) Representative of  Zenith Bank GMD, Ijeoma Monday Okowa with  Hon Commissioner Primary Education, Ossai. Chika, Hon. Commissioner Secondary Education Mrs Rose Ezewu and MD/CEO Hideaplus Ltd Mr. Tony Pemu

The sponsor of the annual Delta Principals/Headmasters’ Cup, Zenith Bank Plc, has renewed  their  commitments to the competition now in its fifth and third editions respectively.

The Zenith Bank Delta Principals’ Cup returned in 2017 with this year’s edition making it the fifth edition as the organizers promises a better competition this year.


Speaking at a press conference in Asaba, Delta state to herald this year’s events, Senior Manager, Zenith Bank, Ijeoma Okowa, who represented the CEO/GMD of the bank, Ebenezer Onyeagwu,  said they were happy to invest in sports.


“Zenith as a brand take Corporate Social Responsibilities very seriously, we don’t just make profits at the bank, but we make sure part of the profits return to the society and one of the ways we have chosen over the year is sports development, especially grassroots,” he said.



“I really want to thank the governor of the state, Ifeanyi Okowa, who has given us the enabling environment, likewise the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education for what they have been doing by working on the templates for a successful event.”


Meanwhile,  Commissioner for Primary Education, Chika Ossai, who spoke  and even on behalf of  the commissioner for Secondary Education Rose Ezewu (Mrs), said the two competitions already grown in leap and bound with the Headmasters’ Cup, solely sponsored in the past by the state government, is now bankrolled by Zenith Bank Plc, making them the sponsor of both the Principals and Headmaster’s Cup.


According to him, 377 public and private primary schools and 300 public and private secondary schools already registered. The Headmasters’ Cup is expected to kick off tomorrow, while the Principals’ Cup will start from October 7 at the St. Patrick School, Asaba.

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