The Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) says it is determined to produce critical thinkers expected to think out solutions to national and global challenges.
The gas giant said this Saturday, May 27, 2023, at the grand finale of their science quiz which saw numerous prizes including toprated laptops the future of the planet will be in the hands of top scientists and technologists.
For this reason, the General Manager, (External Relations and Sustainable Development), Andy Odeh, said the NLNG wants to encourage critical thinking and a career in the sciences.
Odeh said We are very proud of the students who participated in this competition.
We hope that this competition will inspire other young people to learn about science and to pursue careers in sciencerelated fields.
Hope Onyedikachi Ahunanya (left, over all winner) with his cowinner, Victor Mgbemele, all of Niger Delta Science School, PH
He said the 2023 science quiz competition is focussed on climate change and netzero emissions. This is a critical issue that we all need to be aware of, and we believe that this competition will help to raise awareness among young people and inspire them to take action and become agents of change.
He stated that the Company recognises the importance of science in achieving its vision of being a globally competitive LNG company, helping to build a better Nigeria.
Science is so pervasive that there is hardly anyone in the four corners of Rivers State that hasnt today counted on science to achieve one elementary task on the other.
This way the young and curious can be interested in it, can be familiar with it, can, he said.
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He said that NLNG has, through several intervention projects, shown commitment to the development of science, citing the NLNG University Support Programme, targeted at modernizing and equipping laboratories and technical workshops in selected universities in six geopolitical zones in the country Hospital Support Programme which focuses on increasing capacity in 12 teaching hospitals in the country and The Nigeria Prize for Science, which is arguably the most prestigious science prize in Africa.
The science quiz ended on Saturday, 27th May 2023 with Niger Delta Science School, Rumuola, Port Harcourt emerging as the winner in the senior secondary school S.S. 2 category.