Sigma UI Set to Hold 4th Edition of Roseline Etuokwu Sigma National Secondary School Quiz Competition

By: Victor Ogunyemi

The Roseline Etuokwu National School Quiz Competition is set for its 4th edition, with the first stage slated to commence on Saturday, March 23, 2024.

The competition, which was founded by Sir Victor Etuokwu, the founder of Rams Charity and an Old Sigmite, is often hosted by Sigma Club, University of Ibadan.

Inaugurated in the year 2021, the competition, according to the club’s Publicity Committee Chairman, Loyalist Okedele Faith, “aims to encourage quality education at the grassroots level, as well as inspire secondary school students to strive for excellence”.

The forthcoming competition, according to the organizers, “will be conducted in three stages for the 2024 edition, with the first stage, also known as the state stage to occur in all thirty-seven (37) states of the federation, (including the Federal Capital Territory FCT), from which a winner each will emerge”.

Also, Sigma Club, has explained that a regional stage process will be held, following which a final stage, called the national stage, will be held on May 27, 2024, at the University of Ibadan, to determine the best of the six regional winners, while commemorating Children’s Day.

The Publicity Committee noted that winners of the state category, including the FCT, will receive 100,000 naira each, regional winners will receive 250,000 naira each, while the 4th, 5th, and 6th positions will be awarded a consolation prize of 100,000 naira each.

According to the committee, the ultimate winners emerging third and second will receive 500,000 naira and 750,000 naira respectively, while the ultimate winner of the national quiz competition will be awarded a sum of 1 million naira.

With registration for the quiz competition announced to be free, Sigma Club has also made it clear that it would make arrangement for the expenses of transportation, accommodation, and feeding of both students and their teachers from schools registered at the Ministry of Education in their various states.

Each interested school must provide two students, a male and a female, unless in an instance where it is a boys-only or a girls-only school.


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