Firm celebrates ‘World Teachers Day’
Promasidor Nigeria Limited joined in this year’s celebration of the World Teachers Day by rewarding outstanding educators.
Iyanuoluwa Osewa and Abiodun Bello both from The Ambassadors College, Ota, Ogun State repeated the feat of their respective students who won last year’s Cowbellpedia Secondary School Mathematics TV Quiz Show.
In the Teachers’ edition of the competition, teachers of the 12 finalists in the Junior and Senior categories of the 2016 edition slugged it out.
In the junior category, Osewa, whose student Juliet Ekoro won 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 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. Other teachers who lost in the category 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 said.
The ultimate prize in the 2017 Cowbellpedia Secondary Schools Mathematics TV Quiz 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.
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