Nigeria’s leading carrier, Air Peace has congratulated five Anambra State students and their teachers on emerging victorious in the recent Technology challenge held in the United States.
The airline also rewarded them with free return Owerri-Abuja tickets to facilitate their visit to the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Thursday.
The five Anambra students from Regina Pacies Secondary School, Onitsha had in August, represented Nigeria and Africa at the World Technovation Challenge in the Silicon Valley in San Francisco, United States and defeated Spain, USA, Turkey, Uzbekistan and China to lift the gold medal in the contest.
The girls won the technology contest with the mobile application innovation, FD-Detector they developed to assist in checking fake pharmaceutical products in Nigeria.
They were billed for a reception by the Federal Government at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Thursday in company with Miracle Igboke, their mentor and Chief Executive Officer of Edufun Technik STEM, Uchenna Onwuamaegbu Ugwu and principal, Rev. Fr Vincent Ezeaka.