Nigeria Won Medals and Sportsmanship Awards @ 2024 VEX Robotics World Championship

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… Making Nigeria Proudly

By Hosea Yusuf, Abuja

At the just concluded 2024 VEX Robotics World Championship in Dallas, Team Nigeria, proudly represented by Glisten International Academy Abuja , Nigeria received the Sportsmanship award and medals in Dallas.

This year’s championship featured a diverse array of participants from more than 90 countries, with over 24,000 students , and only 84 qualified teams competing in various categories, of which Nigeria presented three qualified teams from Glisten International Academy.

The Executive Director of the school, Engineer Abba Saidu who lead the team, commends the impressive achievement and improvement of the team, in ranking and receiving of medals and Sportsmanship Awards.

He enthused that the school ‘s directors and management are grateful to the esteemed Parents, the Deputy Senate President, his representative, the Hon Minister of Information, NITDA, DG TRC, foundations and private companies, Barakete family, the media, and families and friends who believe in the team.

He looks forward to more collaboration and support from relevant stakeholders for future participation in International VEX Robotics competitions in future.

The National President of the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS Samira Jibir PhD, commends the team for their tenacity, Nigeria spirit of showing resilience and confidence in participating on such wide global stage and with teams from more technologically advanced countries.

She congratulates the team for not only placing Nigeran on the global stage and flying the national flag in such a huge global event, but for also making Nigeria proud for the Sportsmanship Award and medals received.

She reiterates that as the nation continues to make strides in the fields of robotics, innovation and technological advancement, this achievement serves as a compelling reminder of the boundless potential and opportunities for our youths

She calls for support from Government agencies, private sector and organisations, individuals to rise up to the occasion in supporting and sponsoring this programme so that Nigeria can have larger participation next year.

Preparation for the 2025 competition must start NOW!

Finally, she commends all Nigerians for their support and encouragement in making this tournaments a reality, 2024 VEX Robotics World Championship in Dallas.