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Cowbellpedia quiz champion wins foreign scholarship


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Nigeria

May.4.2018.

The winner of the 2015 Cowbellpedia Secondary Schools Mathematics TV Quiz Competition, Ayodele Akinkuowo, has won a scholarship to study Aeronautic Engineering at the University of Moscow, Russia.

To show its appreciation for the feat, the sponsors of the annual quiz contest, Promasidor Nigeria Limited, presented a sum of $2,500 to the former champion at a ceremony held in Lagos.

During the event, the Managing Director of Promasidor, Mr. Anders Einarsson, remarked that the company was proud of Akinkuowo’s achievement and he gave the assurance that it will continue to support the academic development of Nigerian children.

In his remarks, Akinkuowo expressed deep gratitude for the gesture and promised not to diminish the Cowbellpedia spirit in all his future endeavours. He disclosed that the competition had not only emboldened him to face the challenges of life, but it also taught him a big lesson in faith and hope.

Recalling the process of winning the scholarship to Russia, he said, “The process was tough, but I just had this confidence that I could fly.”

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