Pacesetters from Education District 2 Lagos took the Sports and Athletics, Science and Technology fair, Judiciary – Human Rights, and Teenage Festival of Life & Disability Quiz Competitions by storm, displaying both brains and ideation.
Anthony village Snr. Grammar school startled their event with mind-blowing compliances at the Debate Competition, emerging champion, while IPAKODO Snr secondary school, Ikorodu emerged 3rd Best.
Seven developing athletes from Mende Senior High, Oreyo Junior Grammar School, Yewa Junior Grammar School, Community senior Grammar School and Gbagada senior Grammar School influenced the just concluded National Secondary School Athletics Trials in Abeokuta.
The schools were selected to represent Nigeria at the International Secondary Schools Athletics Competition 2023 in Turkey.
Their counterparts from Ipakodo Senior Grammar School emerged as swimming champions at the National Sports Festival, Delta 2022.
Young scientists from Oriwu Snr model college, Ikorodu, CMS Girls Snr secondary school & Eva Adelaja girls Jnr secondary school, Bariga respectively presented mind-blowing inventions like the Carbon Footprint Kit (CFP KIT), Solar Cooker & Bio-Ethanol Production as alternative Source of energy which ranked as best at the 2022 Annual Celebration of World Science Day in Lagos State, emerging 2nd, 4th & 5th positions!
Odogunyan Jnr grammar school, Ikorodu came 2nd best, while Elepe Jnr Secondary School, Ikorodu came 3rd position in the Junior Category!
Ipakodo Snr grammar school emerged winner of the Lagos State Bible Society Of Nigeria Quiz for the Deaf.
It was also a standing ovation for the Drama Troupe from Government Junior Secondary School, Ikorodu as their flawless creative display beat all others, positioning them as the Undisputed Champion Of The Ministry Of Justice – Human Rights Day Celebration.
Receiving the schools, Mrs Anike Adekanye, the Tutor General/Permanent Secretary, Education District 2 expressed great belief in the abilities of the emerging athletes, Scientists, Artists, Debaters, and Singers.
She exhorted them to always pursue creativity, invention, discipline, confidence, brilliance as well as academic excellence.
Noting that the victories are part of the specks being enforced in Education District 2 towards fulfilling the tenets of the Education and Technology Pillar of the T.H.E.M.E.S Agenda of Mr Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
She also pointed out that the Governor has always delivered great platforms for Lagos State students to thrive, appreciating the strategic piloting of the development of Education in Lagos State by Mrs Adefisayo Folasade, the Honourable Commissioner.
Celebrating the brilliance, creativity, invention, passion and grit possessed by the teams, she added that their hard work and devotion would earn them personal development and fulfilment in life.
Mrs Adekanye concluded by praising the handlers of the District’s contingents for working assiduously to uphold the culture of creativity, excellence and progress in the District.