Six secondary schools have emerged as zonal winners to represent the six geo-political zones in the grand final of the 5th National Quiz Competition on Capital Market.
A statement from SEC listed the winning Schools as; Government Secondary School, Akim Calabar, Cross Rivers State which came first from among six secondary schools from the South-South zone of the country.
Others are Community Secondary School Okposhi Ebonyi State which came first in the South-East zone, Bibo-Oluwa Academy, Ilesha, Osun State from South-West zone and Chapel Secondary School Tanke, Ilorin, Kwara State from North-Central zone.
Also ready to participate in the grand final in Abuja on November 26, 2014 are Abdulrasheed Raji Special School, Sokoto from North-West zone and Federal Government College, Azaure Bauchi State from North-East zone.
The Zonal level competition is the second elimination stage where the winning Schools from each State slugged it out to come up with a winner to represent the State at the National level.
The final stage is the National level which is the grand finale of the competition where the overall winner will be determined from the six geo-political zones of the Country. The grand finale will come up on 26th November, 2014 in FCT.
The six schools will therefore proceed to face each other to determine the winner of this year’s edition of the competition on Capital Market.
Sponsored by the apex regulator of Nigerian Capital Market, the Securities and Exchange Commission Nigeria (SEC NIGERIA), the competition is part of the Commission’s strategies at bringing the Capital Market closer to the people as well as developing the market. Tagged ‘catch them young’, the competition is also aimed at inculcating savings culture in our youths.