A 14-year-old pupil of the State Senior High School, Ikeja, Lagos, Habeeb Musa, and 16-year-old, Mariam Lamidi, of the same school have emerged winners of the Brighter Rewarding Future Quiz.
They defeated Mubarak Mohammed and Qudus Alabi of the Sango Senior Secondary School, Agege by scoring 12 points as against the 10 points scored by their opponents.
In the Junior Secondary School category, Festac Junior College, represented by Michael Abasi-Ifkere and Jimoh Iyanu-Oluwa scored 20 points to emerge winners of the competition. They beat the pupils of the Government Junior College, Ketu- Epe represented by Patricia Imarhia and Adetayo Adefarasin.
In the Best Individual Mathematics category, Mubarak Mohammed of the Sango Senior Secondary School, Agege won, beating his schoolmate, Martins Ogundele, and Habeeb Musa of the State Senior High School, Ikeja to the second and third places respectively.
According to Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Olayinka Oladunjoye, the quiz was to develop the minds of the pupils.
“The competition also aims at creating a healthy rivalry among school children in primary, junior and senior secondary schools in public and private schools across the state and I am happy to report that it has gained ground and become so popular such that the level of awareness among the students and pupil is awesome.”