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Minister Akbar Gives LaptopsT Fiji50-Seconds Video Winners

Kavish Chandra and Bea Ecube of Labasa College were surprised to receive gifts from the Minister for Education Rosy Akbar on Monday.
21 Oct 2020 10:07
Minister Akbar Gives LaptopsT Fiji50-Seconds Video Winners
NEW 50 CENTS COINS REACHES THE NORTH ... Minister for Education Rosy Akbar while giving out the new 50 cents coins in the Northern Division advises heads of schools to make sure that they reach their students. Pictured is Duavata Secondary School principal Ajesh Prasad receiving the new souvenir coin from the Reserve Bank of Fiji chief manager of currency and corporate services Susan Kumar (right) and the Minister for Education Rosy Akbar at Labasa College on October 19, 2020. Photo: Shratika Naidu

Kavish Chandra and Bea Ecube of Labasa College were surprised to receive gifts from the Minister for Education Rosy Akbar on Monday.

The two were winners of the Fiji50-seconds video competition.

The Year 11 students said they were proud to have their school’s name written down in history.

“We would like to thank our teacher, Jyotika Reddy, for coming up with the idea and giving us the opportunity to participate,” Kavish of Tuatua, Labasa said.

“We spent only a day putting up the lyrics and making the video.”

Bea, originally from the Philippines said she was proud and happy to meet with the Minister for the first time.

“I want to thank my parents for their support and encouragement,” Bea said.

Her mother, Dr Florecilla Ecube, a doctor at the Labasa Hospital said she was proud of her daughter’s achievement.

They were given a laptop each.

“I am very happy to see parents supporting their children in every way,” Ms Akbar said.

“You being part of Fiji’s 50 years of independence is a wonderful experience.”

She encouraged them to do well in school and make the nation proud.

Students were also given a new 50 cents souvenir by Ms Akbar.

Edited by Selita Bolanavanua

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