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NYSC Members Hold Mathematics Competition For Students

Posted: Aug 25, 2016 at 5:16 am   /   by   /   comments (0)



The Viceroys group of seven youth corps members recently held a mathematics competition for Junior Secondary school in Agege, Lagos.

The project tagged “The Viceroys of Mathematics” which was held at Sango Senior Secondary School premises in Agege, Lagos was organised as a mathematics competition between four Junior Secondary Schools.

The competition was between District Junior School, YEWA Junior School, Sango Junior School and Unity Junior College.

According to the group leader, Miss Jemikalajah Mercy Onome, the project sought to educate, enlighten and encourage the students on the usefulness of mathematics.

The seven corps members that took their time to plan the competition are part of the many corps members trained by FifthGear Plus through the Marketplace Readiness programme (MPR) under the distinguished leadership of Mr Niyi Adesanya.

MPR programme is part of the NYSC LAGOS SAED (skills acquisition and entrepreneurship programme) scheme.

In attendance were the school officials of the four schools, over 70 students and some dignitaries. Two students represented each school and at the end of the competition,  Abdulahi Mohammed and Ikowche Mary of District Junior School scored highest marks. Second position went to Mohammed Lamine and Ojeamren Dorathy from Unity College; third position went to Odediran Shukurat and Olamilekan Olamide from Yewa School while Blessing Malik and Ahmod Mohammed of Sango School came fourth.

Representatives from the participating schools appreciated the corps members for embarking on the project and they equally encouraged the pupils to work harder as to attain greatness in life.

Some of the guest speakers who graced the event were Emmanuel kadiri, Chief Executive Officer, Emostel Academy,  Onye Ubanatu , Miss Alaboh Atonia and many others. Some of the guests shared their experiences on the subject mathematics and how they overcame the fear of failing it.

In Concluding the event, Jemikalajah thanked Niyi Adesanya for the MarketPlaceReadiness Programme that availed the corpers the opportunity and ability to carry out the project.

The Viceroys group members: Jemikalajah Mercy Onome LA/15B/0288, Olayinka Abimbola Comfort LA/15B/2835, Iheonu Chikaodinaka. O.  LA/15B/1776, Enuonye  Dumebi Jude    LA/15B/3721, Opara Speedwell .C. LA/15B/0498, Akande  Makinde  Isaac , LA/15B/2973 , Franklin Olorunfemi Hayes LA/15B/1148.