Pupils’ company wins national competition
Oct. 06, 2019
T C Achievers Company, which was set up by some pupils of Taidob College in Abeokuta, Ogun State, has been named winner in this year’s edition of the National Company of the Year competition organised by the Junior Achievement Nigeria.
The company, which was adjudged by the panel of judges as the best among the 12 companies started by pupils that partook in the competition in Lagos on Thursday, will represent Nigeria at the Africa Company of the Year competition.
According to the Executive Director, JA Nigeria, Ms Simi Nwogugu, the competition brings together student business teams across Nigeria to compete for the opportunity to represent Nigeria at the JA Africa Company of the Year competition.
She described the initiative as a school-based entrepreneurship programme for senior secondary school students, allowing them to demonstrate their business acumen and spirit of entrepreneurship in a competitive environment.
T C Achievers, which was equally announced as the students company with the best corporate social responsibility, designed a device that could be used to detect any leakage in liquefied petroleum gas in homes, schools and industries.
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