Six students of a secondary school in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital, have achieved success by emerging the first runner up at a competition.
The students won a whopping sum of N5 million at the Beautiful Ones Are Born (BOAB) Competition for public and private schools in Nigeria They have been celebrated by their school authorities which attributed their stellar performances to the institution’s modern teaching aids and infrastructural development
Six students of Taidob College, a private school in Abeokuta, have made their school and themselves proud after displaying excellent academic performance at the grand finale of the Beautiful Ones Are Born (BOAB) Competition for public and private schools in Nigeria. The competition, organised by Platform Capital in collaboration with DIATCOM and which was held at the Human Resources Development Centre, University of Lagos, had 30 schools competing against one another.
In a press release sent to Legit.ng by the school’s special adviser on media and publicity, Dare Adedotun, the six students who represented the institution were said to have displayed excellent academic performances at different stages and contests to clinch the first runner up position, defeating 29 other schools.
The statement read in part:
“In debate, the college was represented by Olajide Kikiope and Ojelere Fisayomi , Sciences had Sobiye Sharon and Omeike Raphel while Alao Elijah and Akinwunmi Joshua emerged top in Mathematics, out of the 180 contestants across the country.
“These exceptionally gifted Students won the sum of five million naira for Taidob College while each of them would also enjoy one million naira annual scholarship for their University Education to PhD level.”
Congratulatory message The students were congratulated by the chairman of Platform Capital, Dr Akintoye Akindele, who noted that investing in children means investing in the future.
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