The Transformed Expressions Youth Development Initiative announces her maiden edition of an inter-secondary school competition themed; Expressions Educational Youth Olympics 2020. This program is scheduled to take place in Ibadan from 23rd – 27th of November 2020 and it is anticipated to draw participation from public and private secondary schools in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.
The programme will parade a variety of carefully selected games and non contact competitions among the secondary school students, testing both their athletic and intellectual capacities. According to Babajide Olapade, the Executive director of this initiative, ‘the purpose of the competition is to stimulate the minds of the young student, expand their ability to address situation and solve tasks and problems’. Hence, the organizers of this program have thoughtfully put together competitions in creative reasoning, aptitude tests, sports, and entrepreneurship.
The schedule and location of the programme are as follows:
Date Event Venue
23rd – 24th of Nov. • Opening ceremony
• Track races (100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 4 x 100m and 4 x 400m) General GM Inienger sports complex, Adekunle Fajuyi cantonment, Odogbo Barracks, Ojoo Ibadan
25th – 26th of Nov. • Indoor games (Chess, Scrabble, Ayo olopon, and monopoly
• Academics (English, Maths, Aptitude test, History, Entrepreneurial pitch, and creative thinking. Command Day Secondary school Hall, Ibadan.
27th of Nov. • Closing ceremony Command Day Secondary school Hall, Ibadan.
This program promises to be exciting and you can follow us on social media with the tag #IbadanYouthOlympic2020, on twitter and Instagram @Expressions_NG and www.facebook.com/nexpressions for live streaming to get the highlights and updates of the competition.
The winners of these competitions will be awarded medals and prizes accordingly.
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