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Nigerian Secondary Schools Emerge First, Second In World Mathematics Tournament

Two Nigerian missionary schools have reportedly emerged first and second best in the 2024 World Mathematics Tournament (WMT).

Vice Chairman of the Parents/Teachers Association (PTA) of Benin Mission School, Mr. Kevin Okunzuwa, broke the news of the feat to journalists in Benin, the Edo state capital, South-South Nigeria.

PM News reports that Welkin International Schools, Atan-Ota, Ogun State, clinched the first position while Baptist Mission School (BMS), Benin City, Edo State, emerged overall second best.

A total of 590 secondary schools from 33 countries participated in the mathematics competition which was held virtually by the Mathematics for Life Foundation, for secondary/high school students globally.

This year’s edition is the fourth edition of the tournament.

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The PTA Vice Chairman  Mr. Kevin Okunzuwa, commended the award-winning SS3 students, Victor Obaseki Christian and Daniel Noel Isuekevbo, for doing both their parents and the school proud.

Okunzuwa called on government and stakeholders to invest more in the education sector, especially the capacity enhancement of teachers as well as providing conducive environment for the students to excel.

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