Oyo State pupils have won the primary schools category at 60th edition of the national quiz competition organised by the Science Teachers Association of Nigeria (STAN) held at Sa’adatu Rimi College of Education, Kano, Kano State.
In the primary school quiz category, sub-divided into oral and written tests, the state’s representatives, Miss Busura Busari, Master Fawaz Ibrahim, Master Toluwani Adeeko and Miss Bayaky Nadia, got a total of 129 points to emerge winners.
They beat Ondo State pupils who clinched the second position with 113 points.
The pupils, chosen from Community Primary School, Ijokodo, Polytechnic Staff Primary School and Rhema Chapel International Schools, Ibadan, respectively, were subsequently rewarded with a trophy and N50,000 cash prize.
They said they studied hard before the competition to emerge as overall winner.
Commending them on behalf of the state government, the chairman, Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, Dr. Nureni Adeniran, affirmed the present administration’s commitment and support to develop education in the state, promising that at the next competition, the state would clinch first in all categories