The Police Campaign Against Cultism and other vices (POCACOV) has congratulated Deborah Quickpen from Bayelsa State, a 9 years old Chess Champion and the first female Nigerian to win the prestigious African under 10 youth Chess Championship held in Accra Ghana and describing it as a welcomed and commendable feat.
The commendation was made by the National Coordinator Police Campaign Against Cultism and Other Vices (POCACOV) CSP Ebere Amaraizu while reacting on the feat attained by the girl child and as a Champion in the parlance of Chess.
Amaraizu further noted that the accolade and title of Woman Candidate Master (WCM) bestowed on little Deborah Quickpen and her outstanding performance of 8 wins out of 9 games is a thing of joy by all and sundry especially those within the sports circle and game of Chess.
According to Amaraizu, Chess game is good for the young minds because if it’s tenets and that is why POCACOV the community driven program and public relations tool of the Nigeria Police Force has identified Chess Game as a veritable activity base program to be embraced and used to achieve value reorientation, self discovery and strategic leadership direction.
Pointing out that the ongoing POCACOV school Chess program across the federation is to help deepen the tenets of Chess such as strategic thinking, creativity, strategic planning, calmness under pressure, spirit of do it yourself which promoted manipulative and coping skills bd triggering self discovery.
“We commend and celebrate little Deborah Quickpen, a girl-child on the feat attained and as a champion” Amaraizu concluded.