Ezem Collins, a teacher at the Royal Family Academy, Abuja has emerged the 2019 Maltina Teacher of the Year. Collins, a Civic Education and Christian Religious Studies teacher was declared winner of the prestigious honour at the grand finale held on Friday, October 18, at Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Olasunkanmi who teaches in Government Day Secondary School Karu, a school in a semi-rural area of Abuja serving children of low-income earners in the civil service, market traders and artisans. He has also published a book on learning English in order to reach more students beyond his community, and introduced free weekend tutorials in order to cover the syllabus with them.
Ariguzo Udochukwu is a seasoned registered educator and administrator. He has taught Biology, Chemistry, and Checkpoint Science at various international schools since commencing his teaching career over 14 years ago. He is certified to teach British (Cambridge) curriculum by Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), UK.
Imoh Essien teaches at the Special Education Center for Exceptional Children, Uyo. He attained his first and second degrees in Special Education. Essien who is a top-class professional caregiver, tutor and guide to children with special needs believes that children can best be served through the cooperative effort of teachers, principals, support personnel and their parents.
Rose Nkemdilim Obi is a Mathematics and Chemistry teacher at federal Government Girls' College, Onitsha, with 16 years teaching experience. Her engaging method of teaching mixed with a unique way of inspiring students towards studying sciences, has earned her numerous awards which include emerging the Maiden Winner of Maltina Teacher of the year.