The psychological fireworks for season 5 of the Cowbellpedia secondary colleges arithmetic tv quiz present kicked off with excessive expectation on the a part of the collaborating college students and their lecturers.
With a grand prize of N2million and bragging proper at stake, the 108 college students who scaled the hurdle of the qualifying examination in February 2019, have been optimistic about their probabilities of changing into this yr’s champion.
The contestants are additionally aiming at beating the file set final yr by Miss Religion Odunsi of The Ambassador Faculty, Ota, Ogun State, who solved 19 arithmetic questions inside the 60 seconds of fame section of the competitors.
The quiz present, which is able to run for 12 weeks, is split into 9 preliminary levels, and three semi-finals earlier than the grand finale in November 2019. The organisers have additionally promised that this version shall be extra educative and fun-filled as Cowbellpedia is dedicated to nurturing nice inventors.
Within the contest, Okafor Ebubechukwu of Saint Francis Catholic Secondary Faculty, Idimu, Lagos, and Salami Ayorinde of Princely Academy, Ota, Ogun State moved into the semi-finals of the junior class.
The senior class produced Uche-Nwichi Jessey – the 2017 junior champion and Iroghama Uyiosa each of Graceland Worldwide Faculty, Port Harcourt, Rivers State as semi-finalists.
Apart the N2 million grand prize, Managing Director of Promasidor Nigeria Restricted, sponsors of the quiz present, Mr. Anders Einarsson disclosed that the winner in every of the classes will get pleasure from an all-expense paid academic tour exterior the nation on the finish of the initiative.
As well as, the primary and second runners-up in every class will obtain N1.5 million and N1 million respectively, whereas the lecturers of the highest prize winners shall be awarded N500, 000. These of the primary and second runners-up will obtain N400, 000 and N300, 000 respectively.