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IBEDC sponsors NSE Chairman’s Quiz Competition



IBEDC sponsors NSE Chairman’s Quiz Competition

Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company IBEDC stated that as part its collaboration with the United States
Agency for African Development USAID it sponsored the Nigerian Society of Engineers NSE Ibadan
Branch Chairman quiz competition for secondary schools.
 This forms a core part of our CSR focused on educational development for students especially in
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics STEM.
IBEDC’s Chief Operating Officer, Mr. John Ayodele, represented by Engr. Ade Ayileka, the Chief
Technical Officer, disclosed this at the finals of the event which took place at Technical Hall of the
University of Ibadan, UI. Ayodele said it was a good platform to promote and encourage students in the
engineering field.
"We must give the future generation some level of mentorship to aid continuity of this profession. As a
corporate body, IBEDC is very passionate about the educational sector which is why we take this quiz
competition seriously.
"I want to encourage and express to every student here to give their best and always remember that this
is a quiz competition, everyone here is already a winner.” Ayodele said.
He said that the quiz competition had students from Orita-mefa Baptist Model College Total Garden,
Oladipo Alayande School of Science Oke Bola, Loyola College Old Ife road and Command Day
Secondary School Odogbo Cantonment.
“Bishop Philip Academy Iwo road and Adelayo Academy Wakajaya Iyana Church participated in five
rounds of quiz questions in English, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics subjects.
"These six selected schools emerged from pre-competitions comprising 36 schools, following a grueling
seven rounds, while Orita-mefa Baptist Model School emerged winner of the competition.
"Command Day Secondary School and Oladipo Alayande School of Science came 2 nd and 3 rd place
Also, Mrs. Angela Olanrewaju, Head Branding and Corporate Communication IBEDC said it was an
opportunity to groom young people into the field of sciences which was critical to the development of
Olanrewaju said the prizes won include a computer desktop systems, textbooks and teaching aids for the
winner ;Computer desktop and textbooks for the second place; teaching aid and textbooks for the third
place, while textbooks was given as consolation prizes for other schools  as well as IBEDC branded gift
items for all participants.
 According to her, these prizes will directly impact on the lives of the children and prizes will be improved
on from here on to encourage more schools to participate.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chairman of the NSE, Engr. Adedamola Falade-Fatila said the quiz was
an annual competition and had become a pet project of the Ibadan branch of the association.
"The idea was to encourage students to cultivate interests in the science and technology fields. We
started this initiative in 2018 with fewer schools and less support. But thankfully, we found partners who
share our vision. "That is why we really appreciate the IBEDC for coming on board to sponsor this year’s
competition," he said.

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