Lagos schools shine in World Robot Olympiad

Teams of students from Lagos State Model College Meiran and Araromi Ilogbo Junior Secondary, Oke Afo on Saturday emerged champions of the Nigerian edition of the 2017 World Robot Olympiad.

The competition which took place at the School Hall of British International School, Victoria Island, was sponsored by Arclights Foundation for Educational Development and Improvement in Africa.

Arclights Foundation is the exclusive partner of LEGO in Nigeria and LEGO Education in West Africa, the organisers of the World Robots Olympiad, an annual event that draws participants from across the world.

The theme of this year’s robotic competition is “Robots for Sustainability’’.

In the Senior Category, Lagos State Model College, Meiran, came first while Iwerekun Senior High School Lakowe, emerged second and Oke Afa Comprehensive College, Isolo, third.

For the junior category, Araromi Ilogbo Junior Secondary School, Oke Afo led the pack, while Caleb International School, Abijo, came second and Igbowu Junior Secondary School, third.

In the elementary division, Team Invincible came first, Team United second and Team 105 from Heritage Homes third.

The winners of this competition will represent the country in the WRO at Costa Rica from November 10 to 12.

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