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Team Nigeria Shines Bright At 2024 VEX Robotics World Championship

Team Nigeria, proudly represented by Glisten International Academy from Abuja, has made the headlines at the 2024 VEX Robotics World Championship. This year’s championship featured…

Team Nigeria, proudly represented by Glisten International Academy from Abuja, has made the headlines at the 2024 VEX Robotics World Championship.

This year’s championship featured a diverse array of participants from more than 60 countries, with over 24,000 students competing across various categories.

Among them, Glisten International Academy secured its position among the teams and representing Nigeria, showcasing the country’s prowess on the global stage.

The executive Director Glisten International Academy Abuja, Engr. Abba Saidu, drives the technology for the school.

In a statement, the National President of the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS), Samira Jibir, said the team Nigeria led by Saidu is laser-focused on maintaining its impressive display of talent and skill.

Glisten International Academy is making waves across three categories: “Glistobot 17059G: Competing in the VEX Robotics Competition (VRC) High School category.

“Robotech 30659A: Preparing to compete in the VEX IQ Competition Middle School (VIQC MS).

“Techbot 30659B: Gearing up for the VEX IQ Competition Elementary School (VIQC ES).”

While the high school competition is already in full swing, anticipation is mounting for the middle school and elementary categories, set to commence later this week.

She commended the deputy senate President Barau Jibrin (CON) for sending his representative, Dr Sulaiman to grace this event in Dallas and the Honorable Minister of Information, Mohammed Idris Malagi, for their support and encouragement.

She also appreciated the Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, and the entire management of the (NITDA) for their support.

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