PROMASIDOR MARKS WORLD TEACHERS’ DAY WITH COWBELLPEDIA TEACHERS’ EDITION

Must Read

Jumia in trouble over Fraud in Affiliate Scheme, JForce

E-commerce company, Jumia is currently enmeshed in a case of internal fraud involving its affiliate marketing programme, otherwise known...

UBA Board Proposes Interim Dividend, Okays H1 2019 Results

The Board of United Bank for Africa Plc, at its meeting of Thursday, August 22, 2019, considered and approved...

Innoson motors price list: cheap cars in Nigeria

Millions of Nigerians cannot allow buying a new car because it is too expensive. However, the biggest Nigerian car...
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Iyanuoluwa Osewa and Abiodun Bello both from The Ambassadors College, Ota, Ogun State last weekend repeated the feat of their respective students who won last year’s Cowbellpedia Secondary School Mathematics TV Quiz Show, sponsored by Cowbell, the flagship brand of Promasidor Nigeria Limited. 

In the Teachers’ edition of the competition, which was conceived to mark the World Teachers’ Day, teachers of the 12 finalists in the Junior and Senior categories of the 2016 edition of the competition, slugged it out. 

The World Teachers’ Day is celebrated annually and brings together governments, multi- and bilateral organisations, NGOs, private sector players, teachers and experts in the field of teaching to mark achievements and reflect on ways to counter the challenges facing the teaching profession. 

In the Junior category, Osewa, whose student Juliet Ekoro won that category last year, emerged the champion having contested with Ezekiel Adeyemi of Bibo Oluwa Academy, Ilesa, Osun State and Esther Emmanuel of Scholars Universal Secondary School, Ota, Ogun State. Other teachers who participated were Abosede Adeolu of Greater Tomorrow International College, Arigidi-Akoko, Ondo State; Emmanuel Aina and Alabi Akoredele, both of The Ambassadors College, Ota, Ogun State. 

Osewa, son of Samson Osewa, the Proprietor of Ambassadors College, scored 100 points to win the ultimate prize of a branded laptop and a plaque. “I have loved Mathematics since I was young and my father is my greatest role model. If I had not been a teacher, I would have been an engineer,” he said. 

In the Senior category, Kolawole Bello, the teacher of 2016 Senior category winner Ayooluwa Oguntade, triumphed over Fatai Ganiyu Babatunde and Jimoh Muyideen, both of Ota Total Academy and Yunus Olaniyi of The Ambassadors College, Ota, Ogun State. Both schools are located in Ota, Ogun State. Other teachers who fell by the way side are Kehinde Oludare of Bibo Oluwa Academy, Ilesa, Osun State and Abdul Abiodun of The Ambassadors College, Ota, Ogun State. 

Bello, scored 50 points to claim the ultimate prize of a branded laptop and a plaque. “I am happy and very proud of myself. My victory is dedicated to God and my student who made me proud by being a finalist,” he told journalists outside the studio in Lagos last weekend. 

The 2017 Cowbellpedia Secondary Schools Mathematic TV Quiz continues this weekend. It will be aired to millions of viewers on DSTv Africa Magic Family Channel, AIT Network and other six television stations across the country. 

The ultimate prize in the Senior and Junior categories is N1 million each and an all-expense-paid educational excursion outside the country. The first and second runner-ups for each category will go home with N750,000 and N500,000 respectively. 

Each teacher of the 2017 champions will be awarded N400,000, while those of the first and second runner-ups will receive N300,000 and N200,000 respectively. Also, the winning schools will be rewarded with mathematics textbooks, desktop computers and printers.

- Advertisement -

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Latest News

Facebook Celebrates ‘Icons Of Change’ From Across Sub-Saharan Africa With A Youth Gathering In Accra, Ghana

Facebook is bringing together 40 young leaders, developers, entrepreneurs and change-makers from across Sub-Saharan Africa, to a two-day event...

Devastation Is The Major Threat To Telecom Growth In Nigeria – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has known the destruction of telecom infrastructure as the biggest intimidation to the growth of the telecommunication industry in...

President Buhari Endorse Licensing Of Online TV & Radio Stations

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed wide-ranging improvements in Nigeria’s broadcasting industry, including the commissioning of online radio and television stations.Lai Mohammed, Nigeria’s Minister of...

MAGODO RESIDENTS APPLAUDS IKEJA ELECTRIC OVER IMPROVED POWER

Residents of Magodo Estate have acclaimed Ikeja Electric Plc (IE) for rendering constant electricity to customers within the Estate following the signing of the...

More Articles Like This