A Senior Secondary School in Agege, Lagos, Keke Senior Grammar School, has emerged the best Senior Secondary School in the year 2020 Lagos State Governor’s Quiz.
The results were annoumced at the grand finale of the competition held virtually, on Friday, by the quiz Master, Mr. Olusegun Adedeji.
In the senior category, Senior Grammar School, got 14 points, Oriwu Senior Model College, got 12 points to clinch the second position while Lagos State Senior Model College, Kankon came third with 10 points.
In the junior category, Fagba Junior Grammar School, Fagba took the first position with 18 points, while Lagos State Junior Model College Kankon came second with 16 points.
Eva Adelaja Junior Secondary School, Bariga came third positions with 12 points at the end of the competition.
In Primary Schools’ category, Ahmad Primary School, Agege came first with 14 points, Oke Ishegun Primary School, Alimosho and Mafoluku Nursery/Primary School, Oshodi-Isolo emerged second and third positions with 10 and 8 points respectively.
Speaking at the grand finale of the competition, the state Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, said she was excited about the event.
She noted that this year’s competition held virtually in line with efforts by the State Government toward engaging the students while at home.
Adefisayo said that it was important to conduct an assessment on the children and get a feedback on what they had learnt in the past few months through the Radio, Television and On-line programmes on which the government had invested.
“In any good educational system, you don’t only test knowledge by written or summative examinations, there are so many other means such as test, quizzes, panel discussions and project work,” she said.
The Commissioner said that the Governor’s Quiz competition became necessary to ensure that students were on top of their studies.
She reiterated the Education and Technology Agenda of Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, expressing optimism that the children would be confident toward operating technological devices from the comfort of their homes.
“The virtual competition is a creative and innovative idea of the Ministry, the pandemic has created various means of proffering solutions to challenges,” Adefisayo said.
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