Lumen Christi International High School, Uromi, Edo State has emerged winner of the 2017 annual Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO) quiz competition held in Benin, the Edo State capital.
Lumen scored 28 points in four subjects: Mathematics, English Language, Biology and Chemistry to defeat five other schools to claim the trophy.
Wingate Model Secondary School, Warri in Delta State, came second with 24 points, while St. Peter and Mary Juniorates, Asaba (Delta State), scored 20 points to clinch third position .
The winners smiled home with plaques and different learning aids and laboratory equipment.
Speaking during the event, LAPO Managing Director, Dr. Godwin Ehigiamusoe, said 284 schools drawn from Edo and Delta states participated in the competition.