David Awe and Joshua Nwobodo of Pampers Private School, Lekki, Lagos have emerged the winners of M.A.N (Mathematics Association of Nigeria) Mathematics Olympiad 2018. The national championship which took place on Friday, July 27th and Saturday, July 2018 at the National Mathematical Centre, Kwali, Abuja hosted 35 states with two representative candidates each.
Representing Lagos state, David and Joshua displayed exceptional intelligence and self-confidence from being regional champions to winning the national championship. Other finalists included representatives from Rivers and Cross Rivers State.
Expressing his gratitude, Joshua Nwobodo, thanked the organizers for giving him such a wonderful opportunity.
“I want to say thank you to M.A.N for this wonderful platform through which young children like myself and David get to put into practice our mathematical skills. This competition was also a test of our confidence and endurance. Most especially, I will like to thank the academic body at Pampers for instilling in me the importance of hard-work and determination in achieving excellence.”
Ojimmy Iyakakwa, Headteacher and Head of the Mathematics department who praised Joshua and David for their feat stated:
“We are so proud of the success of David and Joshua representing Pampers and Lagos State. At Pampers we believe in educating a total child not only in Mathematics but in all aspects of life. We are dedicated to establishing high standards of education and promoting a lifelong learning experience.”
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