Life Sciences Competition 2020: Science Communication Hub Nigeria Releases Names of Successful Candidates
Science Communication Hub Nigeria (SciComNigeria), organizers of the National Life Sciences Competition (NLSC) for secondary schools in Nigeria, have released names of 7 finalists with the highest scores out of those who wrote the qualifying essays for the competition. These finalists will be invited to represent their respective schools in a national science debate, hosted by SciComNigeria, online. The debate will be open for all interested viewers across Nigeria and the audience will be invited to vote at the end of the debate. Consequently, winners of the competition – first, second, and third positions – would be selected by SciComNigeria and prizes awarded in late July, 2020.
Launched in March, 2020, the NLSC for secondary schools in Nigeria is an initiative of Science Communication Hub Nigeria and TReND in Africa, supported by the Physiological Society UK; aimed at inspiring and motivating Nigerian secondary school students, including young girls, to develop genuine interests in life science courses and take up career paths in science.
The names of the 7 successful candidates are:
1. Ahaiwe Godlyn, International School University of Lagos, Akoka-Yaba, Lagos state.
2. Adaukwu Emmanuella Alaribe, Redeemer`s High School, Mowe, Ogun state.
3. Salima Muhammad Ibrahim, Maryam Babangida Girls Science College, Minna, Niger state.
4. Adejumobi Peace Adetayo, George Green Baptist College, Ogbomos, Oyo state.
5. Ademosu Timilehin, Kings College, Lagos Island, Lagos state.
6. Obiamarije Victoria Alaribe, Redeemers High School, Obafemo Owode, Ogun state.
7. Aisha Muhammad Yahaya, Hudal Islam Model School, Minna, Niger state.
Further information will be duly communicated to the selected finalists by Science Communication Hub Nigeria shortly.