EYO Prepares to host second edition of Edo Central Science Quiz Competition
Opoji 6th May 2021
The Esan Youths Organization (EYO) is putting finishing touches on plans to host the second edition of Edo Central Science and Mathematics Quiz Competition for all secondary schools (public and private) in Esanland.
Comrade Kingsley Ohens, the leader of EYO disclosed this to Radio Esan in Opoji today when he met with stakeholders.
In his words, “the educational event, aimed at reviving interest in science based subjects among our youngstars, is scheduled to hold in the middle of this third term of 2020/2021 academic session”.
According to Ohens “The Edo Central Science and Mathematics Quiz Competition being organized by my organization will give a level playing ground to all the secondary schools in Esanland to showcase their learning and ingenuity. No school will be left out. We have approached the appropriate government agencies to support the event and give it the desired credibility. Letters of invitation will start going out to the over 80 secondary schools, public and private in due course”, he said.
He added that all the 35 or more kingdoms in Esanland has at least a secondary school. We have over 80 schools in total and they will all be invited to participate.
The event will hold in two stages namely the qualifiers stage and the grand finale stage. The qualifiers stage will hold simultaneously in the central schools in the five LGA councils and shall feature all the schools in each of the LGAa. Four schools shall emerge from each LGA making 20 schools that will contest in the grand finale from which first, second and third position shall emerge to lift the trophies and win the prizes.
There are great prizes and consolation prizes to be won by the contesting schools.
The event will among other objectives, promote unity and cooperation among schools and students in Esanland.
Comrade Ohens used the medium to seek for partnership and collaboration from all Esan people home and abroad and other stakeholders to make the event successful and impactful.