Nigerian teenage boy wins world Mathematics Team Challenge

A Nigerian student Oluwafemi Adedairo of Nigerian Tulip International College (NTIC) has won the World Mathematics Team Challenge.

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The Deputy Managing Director of NTIC, Mr. Feuzullah Filbin, revealed yesterday that asides the challenge won by Oluwafemi Adedairo, the school also won 81 other medals in competitions within and outside the country.

“The secret behind our success is the hard work of the students and also their dedicated teachers. Success does not come without work. These people know this and they put in all their best to come out as the most outstanding team at the event” he said.

Filbin added:

“In this academic session, NTIC students participated in various competitions at the World Mathematics Team Challenge, where there made themselves, their families, the NTIC families, Nigeria and the Africa continent at large proud at global scenes by returning with 62 international medals. 11 gold, 22 silver and 29 bronze medals and produced twelve first positions, four second- position and eight third positions at national competition.

“Some of the competitions participated in include: The Intellectual Challenge, University of Cambridge UK, GISUTECH-International Robotic and Technology competition UGANDA, GOLDEN Climate International Project Olympiad KENYA, International Math Challenge THAILAND, Malaysian International young inventors, Mendel Biology International Olympiad KYRGYZTAN, Universal Competition for Educational Posters TADJIKISTAN, Universal Project Olympiad USA, World Mathematics Team Championship and Global Math Challenge, conducted online.

“At National level, the students participated in competitions such as, Mathematics Without Borders, Nigerian Round, National Mathematics and Science Olympiad, Association of Chartered Certified Accountant, World Scholars Cup, Abuja Round and IQ League, Abuja.”

Speaking after defeating renowned schools across the globe, Adedairo said:

“It was a big surprise. I feel happy and excited about it. I want to thank my teachers and the almighty for this award. The succes we all achieved at this competition is as a result of good team spirit. And we are ready to take on further challenges.”

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