Miss Ibitoru Ibelema Obukuru who emerged as the first runner up of the Face of Niger Delta Beauty Pageant (FONDCUP) on the 29th of January 2023 has kicked off with the preparation of her pet project, the second edition of the Clan Quiz competition.
The first edition of the Clan quiz competition which was coordinated by Miss Faith Iguodala, who was the 1st Runner Up of Face of Niger Delta Cultural Pageant (FONDCUP) 2021/2022, was a huge success.
This year, Miss Ibitoru Ibelema who is now the 1st Runner Up of FONDCUP, is set to make the second edition an even bigger success.
In this year’s Edition, there would be lots of exciting prizes to be won. The First Place Winner will be given the sum of Two hundred and Fifty thousand Naira (N250,000)
the Second Place Winner will be given One hundred and Fifty thousand Naira (N150,000)
and the Third Place Winner will be given a Hundred thousand Naira (N100,000).
The Clan Quiz Competition is an initiative of Ethel Women Initiative through of the office of the the Face of Niger Delta Cultural Pageant (FONDCUP) Queen, to create awareness and educate the Niger Delta born younger generation on the values, history, culture and tradition of the Niger Delta people, that is gradually going into extinction, through a quiz competition.
The quiz competition is held amongst secondary school students who are Niger Delta born all over the country and in the DIaspora from Junior Secondary School three (JSS3) to Senior Secondary School three (SSS3) respectively.
Registration for the second edition of the Clan Quiz competition started on Monday the 8th of May and will end on the 15th of August 2023.
Registration is completely FREE and it is done online through the Clan Quiz website (www.theclanquiz.fondcup.ng).
After registration, students will be given access to download quiz competition study material, after participating in a short quiz on the website, which is a form of screening to test their IQ before qualifying for the competition. Shortlisted students who passed the quiz are advised to study the material provided ahead of the quiz in order to do very well in the quiz competition.
The competition is going to be held both physically and virtually. There would be centers in some states for the quiz, students who cannot make it to the quiz center in their state due to distance or who do not have centers in their state can participate in the quiz competition virtually from their locations. This is to ensure that every student is given an equal opportunity and fair chance to participate.
The project is targeted at secondary school students from junior secondary school three (JSS 3) to senior secondary school three (SSS 3) in both public and private schools from the Niger Delta region.
The Niger Delta region comprises nine states, namely; Abia, Akwa-ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River, Delta, Edo, Imo, Ondo and Rivers respectively. Only students from any of these states in JSS 3 – SSS 3 are eligible to participate in the competition. Eligible candidates are encouraged to register for the competition.