22 August 2013, Uyo – Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and Delta State have emerged winners in the 2013 Mobil/STAN National Science Quiz/Project Competition held in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
The two, which were represented by Loyola Jesuit School, Abuja in the secondary category and Delta Steel Company Primary School, Aladja, Delta State in the primary category, came first in a stiff contest with over 300 pupils and students from primary and secondary schools in 20 states of the federation.
Representatives of those states slugged it out in various science quiz and projects competitions as their intelligence were tested in mathematical science, physical sciences, vocational science/technology and life sciences.
After three days of stiff competition amongst the contestants in the secondary category, FCT, Abuja scored 127 to clinch first position, followed by Abia which emerged second with 122 points.
Third position went to Akwa Ibom ,the host state which had 115.50 as Ondo maintained fourth position at the bottom of the ladder with 115.25 points.