Students of three public and two private secondary schools will represent Lagos State at the 2019 National Stockholm Junior Water Prize Competition.
To qualify for the National Finals of the competition, participants from Lagos State engaged in five projects as such as, “Water Purifier” by Ansar-Ud-Deen Grammar School, Randle Avenue, Surulere; “Coagulating Effects And Potential Use Of Medicinal Plants And Lower Plant In Wastewater Purification” by Mogaji Millennium Senior Secondary School, Iloro, Agege; “Natural Ultra Water Purifier” by Kuje Senior Secondary School, Lagos.
Others are “Absorption Property of Activated Charcoal obtained from Corn Cobs to Purify Water” by Penny International
The Lagos State Ministry of Education was notified by the Chairman and Organiser of the National Stockholm Junior Water Prize (NSJWP), Ikechukwu Godwin Chinemerem that the students would compete with other National finalists from different states of Nigeria while the eventual winners would represent Nigeria at the International Finals in Stockholm Sweden in August,
The Stockholm Junior Water Prize, regarded as the most prestigious International Student Competition for water-related issues, is organised by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) with the primary purpose of bringing together the world’s brightest young Scientists to encourage their continued interest in water and the environment.