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InterswitchSPAK 3.0 Now Airing On TV

Pan-African digital payment and commerce solution company, In­terswitch Group, has announced the Season 3 premiere of the Inter­switchSPAK National Science Com­petition on Saturday, November 13, 2021.

InterswitchSPAK was designed to encourage students’ interest in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) educa­tion, and to facilitate the use of in­novative solutions to solve Africa’s challenges.

For 13 weeks, the show will air at 6.30pm every Saturday on DSTV Africa Magic Family Channel 154, and at 6:30 pm on Sundays on the AIT Network.

Viewers are enjoined to catch the programme and witness the bril­liance of Nigerian students as they showcase their knowledge of, and passion for STEM subjects.

The competition attracted thou­sands of entries from public and private secondary school students across Nigeria, from which 81 stu­dents were shortlisted to compete for a total prize of N12.5 million.

The first prize winner will be re­warded with a N7.5 million scholar­ship prize, among other prizes; the second prize winner will receive a scholarship worth N4 million, while the third-place winner will also re­ceive a N1 million scholarship.

Mitchell Elegbe, the MD/CEO of Interswitch, while speaking on the significance of the competition, re­iterated the need for more students from Africa to venture into the STEM field and compete on the same stage as their global counterparts.

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To build the future of Africa, he said efforts need to begin today, and Interswitch, through its Inter­switchSPAK initiative – the compa­ny’s flagship CSR initiative, is one step away from achieving this goal.

Source: independent

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