Lagos State Governor’s Quiz Competition for Aug. 7



Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo, says the 2020 Governor’s Quiz Competition for students will hold virtually on Aug. 7.

Adefisayo made this known at an interactive session with newsmen on Wednesday in Alausa, Ikeja.

She said the competition would be conducted virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the competition is aimed at developing the minds of students by creating a healthy rivalry among them.

It is for students in public and private primary, junior and senior secondary schools across the state.

Adefisayo said that students/schools from thd six education districts of the state would participate in the competition to be moderated by a renowned quiz master, Mr Olusegun Adedeji.

According to her, viewers can watch via the live streaming on Lagos State Ministry of Education’s Facebook Page @lasgeducation or YouTube @Education LASG.

“The ministry has taken time to study the peculiarities that come with the guidelines of keeping safe as well as ensuring social distancing.

“We have also deployed all necessary technical expertise to ensure that our students can compete in any competition or attend seminars virtually,’’ Adefisayo said.

The commissioner urged parents/guardians to ensure that their children/wards would have access to the programme and learn from it.

Adefisayo urged students to shun all vices while at home and learn extensively through radio, television and online platforms.

Edited By: Joe Idika/Ijeoma Popoola (NAN)

Bayern Munich ride luck to win German Super Cup and fifth title of year Ruthless Nadal stays on course at French Open Neymar and Alvaro avoid French Ligue 1 sanctions Manchester United, Everton, Manchester City join Spurs in English League Cup quarter-finals Benue govt. honours Ordega, Onazi Police arrest 47 over alleged kidnapping, unlawful possession of weapons COVID-19: NCDC announces 201 fresh infections in Nigeria Independence: KEDCO urges Nigerians to support power sector reform Independence: Sen. Adeola urges Nigerians to redress wrongs at 60 Aba residents decry killing of Malaysian returnee in Aba Bauchi, Jigawa floods: FG commiserates with victims, begins flood assessment NCF calls for concerted effort to preserve environment PDP condemns repeated attacks on its candidate for Ondo race Officials advocate building of toilets to end open defecation by 2025 Nigeria @ 60: Atiku calls for youth-centred development plan Harry Potter flies in London, playing Quidditch over Leicester Square Governors donate N100m to Borno Government Country singer/songwriter Mac Davis, who wrote ‘In the Ghetto,’ dead at 78 Independence:NEPZA boss promises to use FTZs, SEZs rejuvenate nation’s economy Curtailing access to forex proceeds will limit exporter’s contributions to economy – FACAN Customs boss charges NDA cadets to place national interest above all other considerations  Felix Duke calls out Pretty Okafor over Creative Industry Group (CIG) Trademark fraud Akwa Ibom to implement flood-control project across 18 communities House seeks immediate demarcation of boundary among warring communities in Nasarawa, Benue Independence Day: Gbajabimila, Wase, Elumelu congratulate Nigerians 2021 budget: Reps approve N13.08 trn expenditures, $40 oil price benchmark Expert urges schools to embrace ICT as  new method of teaching Independence: Plateau speaker urges Nigerians to defend nation’s unity [email protected]: Gov. Bello says insecurity threat to growth, development Nigeria @ 60: PDP urges Buhari to reposition government 2023: Umahi denies alleged rift with NASS members from Ebonyi Nigeria @ 60: 120 eminent Nigerian elders, leaders for National Dialogue — Utomi Group says community policing key to curbing insecurity Oyetola salutes Nigeria at 60, sues for peace, unity Poultry association tasks NLC on permanent employment of workers by employers Nigeria grants approval for Emirates Airlines to operate Group launches N5m interest-free loan for members [email protected]: We must build a nation of one destiny – Mark FG distribute palliatives to 47,020 vulnerable households in Enugu N/ East: DPR tasks owners of filling stations, gas plants on safety Nigeria @ 60: Progressive Governors reaffirm commitment to democracy, development Army Court Marshal dismisses soldier for defiling minor Kwara schools to resume Oct. 5, tertiary institutions Oct. 12 Tinubu urges common purpose, strong bond 2 cyclists die in BRT accident in Lagos Nigeria @ 60: Gov. Bello urges Nigerians to promote national unity United States ship: USS HWW visits Nigeria, conducts exercise with NN COVID-19: Osun govt. orders full reopening of markets, worship centres Women empowerment, Akeredolu’s utmost priority — Wife Senate President congratulates PDP on victory in Edo guber election