Teslim Balogun Stadium on the 12th of August saw the Lagos State Scrabble and Monopoly Association held an Under 15 Inter-School Scrabble Competition at the Media Centre.
Poised to take the initiative to the 5 divisions of the state, the association intends to generate an appropriate Data Base and ranking system of youth scrabble players all over the state.
The game converged 35 Under 15 students across the state as miss Joanna Eke (13yrs from Chrisland High school Idimu) emerged victorious at the 1st position, Master David Idris (14yrs) took 2nd while master Micheal Ogbonna 14yrs from Ikorodu senior grammar school, Ota Ona) clinched the 2nd and 3rd spot.
Cash Prizes were also given to the 1st 10 participants in the game while a participant was awarded for being the most outstanding Performer of the competition.
Engr. Monsuru Akanbi, Chairman LSSMA, Akinyemisoue Ayomipo, State Scrabble Coach and Ogunlewe Ademola, Board member LSSMA all presided over the game.
According to the organisers, “With the forthcoming National Youth Games holding in Ilorin Kwara State in October, it becomes imperative to host competitions of this nature to select representatives of the State and overall talent hunt at the grassroots to present the best“