The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbanjo welcomed the girls from Regina Pacies Secondary School, Onitsha who won the World Technovation Challenge at Silicon Valley in San Francisco, United States of America (USA), last month.
The girls were mentored by Uchenna Onwuamaegbu and saw off representatives of other countries including the USA, Spain, Turkey, Uzbekistan and China to win the gold medal at the contest
The defeated representatives of other countries, including the USA, Spain, Turkey, Uzbekistan and China to win the gold medal.
Their pitch at the contest was FD-Detector Application, which they developed to curb fake drugs.
The girls received at the Presidential Villa, Abuja included Promise Nnalue, Nwabuaku Ossai, Adaeze Onuigbo, Vivian Okoye, Jessica Osita and Miracle Igboke.
They were accompanied by Anambra State Deputy Governor Prof. Nkem Okeke, Education Commissioner Prof. Kate Omenugha and the Head Teacher of Regina Pacies Secondary School, Onitsha.
Osinbajo said the Federal Government would be part of the success story and would discuss with the state government about what could be done to support the project.