Other News / Education - 2 days ago
Ten-year-old Madumere Rejoice Ngozi, has emerged winner in the 2019 The Ultimate Mathematics Ambassador (TUMA) competition, Ota, Ogun State.
Ngozi, a pupil of Giant Stride Nursery and Primary School, Ifo, competed with over 1,200 others from 408 schools in Ogun State and other neighbouring states.
With a staggering 93 per cent, Ngozi beat nine-year-old Enwere Kingsley Ikenna of Cuddly Kids School and 10-year-old Oyindamola Olawale Hann of Vickstell International School, Ikorodu who both emerged first and second runners up respectively.
Ngozi was presented with a N500, 000 cash and a plaque. Her teacher Mr Moses Issa, went home with N150, 000 and a plaque, while her school was given a laptop, printer, textbooks and a plaque. Kingsley received N300, 000 and a plaque. His teacher Kehinde Mukadaz was also presented with N100, 000 and a plaque; while the school was given a laptop, textbooks and a plaque. Third place Olawale was handed N200, 000 and a plaque, her teacher Mr Edeh Anayo Samuel got N75, 000 and a plaque while her school got a printer, textbooks and a plaque.
Others who emerged fourth to 10th positions were presented with N50, 000 cash prize and N25,000.00 for their teachers. Contestants between 11th to 15th positions went home with prizes.
The Ambassadors Schools, organ...