Youths in ikorodu and it’s environs had an eventful Sunday at the Ikorodu town Hall as the Greater Lagos rising with the youth (Ikorodu Division), kicked start a first of its kind action packed with fun and entertaining activities to celebrate the second term of the Lagos State Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwolu.
More so, one of the most defining moment of the day was the ROBOTIC COMPETITION of Secondary schools in the Ikorodu division as part of the Governor Babajide Sanwolu innovation project, which witness the use of Artificial intelligence (AI) playing a vital role in the Lagos Metropolis, and to also get aquatinted with the newly introduced Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) by the Lagos state Government earlier this year March 9 2023.
The competition was contested among different schools, the schools were Ojota junior secondary school, Evan Adelaja junior secondary school, Lagos junior modern college, Igbokuta senior Model College, Community senior secondary school Alapere, CMS girls Senior grammar school, such that they were all allowed to showcase how Robots can be put into proper use, most especially in our transport system in Lagos state.
The winners of the competition were announced by MR. Segun Osinaike the (Tutor General Permanent Secretary Education District 4), he said, “we are exited about what we have seen this afternoon, the Lagos state Robotic Ikorodu Chapter, it is operating through IBILE in this zone. The Robotic competition was keenly contested and I will love everyone to agree with me that, it was indeed a great task for the moderator to have come up with the three positions who had done fantastically well in this competition.”
Evan Adelaja junior secondary school won the competition with 98 points and a cash prize of a hundred thousand Naira (₦100,000), while CMS girls senior grammar school came second with 84 points, fifty thousand naira(₦50,000) and Igbokuta Community senior model college also went home with a sum of Thirty thousand Naira(₦30,000) respectively.
It was indeed an entertaining moment which saw a number of talents who came on the stage to deliver some outstanding performance from Ikorodu Division such as TY Sleek, Dhee P, Da’Fresh Olorin, ATM, Hypeman Topz, Hypeman Morgan, Meyrah, Anthony CFR, Lammy Steps, and a host of others with the renowned Ace Fuji act, Alhaji Sulaimon Adio “Atawewe”
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu was duly represented by Dr Oyewu, Mr. Adeniran Kasali, the Permanent Secretary, Office of the Special Adviser on Education, Mr. Segun Osinaike Tutor General Permanent Secretary on Education District IV, Builder Deola Banjo the Executive Chairman of Ikorodu North LCDA also the Chairman of the organising committee, Hon. SKO Sulaimon Executive Chairman Ikorodu West LCDA, Vice Chairman Ikorodu North LCDA Hon. Ameen Apanishile, Hon. Kabir Vice Chairman Ijede LCDA, Comr. Olalekan Biliamin Chairman NYCN Lagos State, among other eminent dignitaries from various Ministries were present to grace the occasion.