WELKIN Inter'l Schl Wins World Mathematics Tourney For Nigeria - EDU-BIZNEWS


Friday, March 1, 2024

WELKIN Inter'l Schl Wins World Mathematics Tourney For Nigeria

Nigeria's flag bearer, WELKIN International Schools at  Atan-Ota in Ogun State, has  emerged winner of the 2024 World Mathematics Tournament (WMT)  which attracted 590 schools from  thirty three countries  around the world 

The school won laurels in both the senior and junior categories of the 4th edition of the competition organized virtually by the Mathematics for Life Foundation for Senior Secondary / High School Students globally 

Master Emmanuel Olusanya, SS 3 student of Welkin International schools won in the senior category while Ireoluwa Olajide, SS 1 beat other contenders in the junior category.

In a message to the presentation of the Awards within the premises of Welkin International School, Atan-Ota, the state Commissioner for Education, Prof Abayomi Arigbabu commended the school for bringing honor and glory to the state.

Represented by Mr Sadiq  Obafemi, the commissioner also congratulated the parents of the award-winning students for spending judiciously to invest in their future.

He reiterated the commitment of Governor Dapo Abiodun led government towards providing conducive environment and tools that will make education attractive in the state.

On his part, the Chairman Welkin International Schools, Mr Adebayo Beckley described the event as a day of joy for both the management and parents of students of the school.

He said the award will continue to spur the school to be the cynosure of all eyes and maintain its leading position among its peers.

According to him, the students vigorously pursued their goals adding it was not easy to participate in the global stage.

The President of Mathematics for Life Foundation, Osuntuyi Omoniyi said that it was a great honour to present the 2024 World Mathematics Tournament to students of Weklin International Schools.

He disclosed that the Foundation recognised globally as an NGO came into existence exactly ten years when the award were being presented.

According to him, the vision of the Foundation is to raise the standard of Education and eradicate illiteracy in Nigeria, Africa and beyond.

The Ou of Atan-Ota Aworiland, Oba Isiyemi Akinyemi Adeniji represented by High Chief Emmmanuel Adesina Ilebiyi who rejoice with the school said the community is known for academic excellence.

Performing the vote of thanks, the Coordinator of competition Department and HOD Mathematics, Mr Alalade Matthew Oluwaseun said all the glory go to God who made it possible for the school.

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