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Wificombat Academy leads team Nigeria to win POLYUP USA -Elon Must Xprize Carbon Removal project



Wificombat Academy leads team Nigeria to win POLYUP USA

Eighteen (18) students from both  primary and secondary school across Nigeria, partook in the Nigeria challenge came out winners in the ELON MUSK XPRIZE CARBON REMOVAL project alongside students from 16 other countries organized by Polyup USA  .

Wificombat Academy, pioneer in the edutech space in Nigeria, founded by Mrs Dele Tejuoso in partnership with Polyup USA, one of the biggest silicon edutech.

The competition was chaired by The Centre for Sustainable Development and Global Competitiveness (SDGC) at Stanford University These students provided solution to earth’s climate change and carbon emission using maths, robotics and computational learning.

Speaking about the feats achieved by the team, Mrs Dele Tejuoso, founder of Wificombat Academy, said they were able to accomplish this by working in various start-up teams alongside other students from different parts of the world for a period 6 months, from July to December, 2021.

Three of the start-up teams our students belonged to, emerged winners.

The startup teams are: Samurai Velocity- First Position for Carbon Removal Solution; Golden Ratio- 2nd Runner Up for Top Libraries Award and Technological Future-3rd Runner Up for Top Libraries award. These students will now be beneficiaries of the $15,000 Innovation Hub Awards given to the winners.

Wificombat Academy leads team Nigeria to win POLYUP USA (2)

Mrs Dele Tejuoso, founder of Wificombat Academy with the students

The name of the students are; Abdullah Olamiteju  Qamardeen- Muhibat Memorial School; Abdulrahman  Abdulwaheed- Muhibat Memorial School; Anjola  Etop-Elem- British International school; Aseoluwa  Ayanwale- River oaks school Lagos ; Benaiah Ajayi- Temple Secondary School; Bethel Ajayi- Chrisland High school; David Nwoye – Grange School; Israel Ehimanre  Isibor – Bowine International School; Jerry Okikiola Isibor – Bowine International School; Jessie Etop-Elem- Lagos Preparatory school; Johnnie Olusanya – Cumnor House School of Boys UK; Joshua Etop-Elem- British International School; Kayode Suaad – Muhibat Memorial School; Oluwadunto  Ayanwale – Loveworld Schools, Lagos; Oluwafoyinsolami  Bamidele – Hallifield College Maryland, Lagos; Oluwagbolawole Bamidele- Hallifield College Maryland, Lagos; Semilore Tejuoso- Temple Secondary School; Damilare Agbaje – Grange School.

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“Our organization is a digital incubation hub keen on providing education technology solutions and changing the educational landscape in Nigeria by building a strong innovation hub community through innovative learning for kids and teens , preparing them for the innovation economy and the future of work.

“This February 2022, our organization will be holding what is called the Poly Fest to celebrate our students who have done outstandingly and emerged winners in the ELON MUSK XPRIZE CARBON REMOVAL project and we will be inviting other students across Nigeria to be a part of the Polyfest. This event will be virtual and will hold in February 2022.

“We at Wificombat Academy are inviting students across Nigeria to partake in this life transformational event to celebrate with us and the winners of the 2021 Project as we continue our legacy of the past nine  years having trained over 12,000 children on coding and emerging technology.

“Moreover, there will be another opportunity for students across Nigeria to join the 2022 batch running from January- September, 2022 by signing up for the Nigeria challenge at the website to get access to a world of coding, AI, Robotics, 3D modelling and entrepreneurship using maths.

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