Lao Russell Wins ESI Youth Festival


Lao Russell Memorial Secondary School, Port Harcourt, has won  the over-all best prize of the Empowerment Support Initiative (ESI) Youth Project ION Film Festival.

The ceremony which was held at the ESI Secretariat, Woji, Port Harcourt last Friday, also included the formal presentation of certificates to participants of the ESI Raffle Draw which took place last December as well as gift items to deserving winners.

Those trained and awarded certificates on ESI Youth Project ION Film Festival are Grace Uduak of Govt Secondary School, Orominike who was trained on Digital cinematography, Isukwem Kindness of International Secondary School UNIPORT – Budgeting and Networking, Vivian Morris-Lao Russell Memorial Secondary School on Script Writing and Johnny Kelechi, who was trained and awarded certificate on Digital Sound Composition.

In a related development, winners of the Empowerment Support Initiative draw are Eric Diaba, who went home with a Water Dispenser donated by DBL Concerns, Queen Mac Pepple, who won Afer Ironing Board donated by Blue Wave Marine, Emenike Ejekwu – Sharp Digital Mini Video donated by DBL Concerns, Alfred Agama who smiled home with Olympus Digital Camera donated by Blue Wave Marine, Charity Eke – Nokia 2630, Goddy Peterside – Acer Laptop donated by First Bank and two MTN Polo donated by MTN, Toku Fiberesima who and Mr. Bull won Nitro Notebook Laptop donated  by Zenith Bank as well as Ezinne Pepple while Charity Odoyi smiled home with Binatone Oven donated by Leizpointe Nig.

Others include Sunday Ataba, Prince, Oniro Ibani, Austine Nwafor, Emmanuel Dawari, Anyanwu Gift, Sunday Atabo and Adaugo M, who won two MTN Polo donated by MTN Nig respectively, while Phalga LGA also won 42 Inch Plasma TV donated by FCMB, Ikwerre LGA – Aero Round trip ticket to Ghana, Andoni and Tai LGA – Air France Round trip ticket to Europe, Etche and Emohua – Samsung Refrigerator donated by Sea Truck, Akuku-toru – Haier Thermocool Refrigerator donated by Fin Bank, Obio Akpor – Haier Washing Machine by Skye Bank, Omuma – LG Micro Wave by Teeky Club, as well as Monday Kiot Gokana and Asia Uranta of Opobo Nkoro that won Oscar Gas Cooker donated by DBL Concerns and HP Laptop donated by Diamond Bank, respectively.


Collins Barasimeye