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Winner Of KW-IRS Tax Quiz Competition To Get N2.5m



The winner of the tax quiz competition being organised by Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KW-IRS) for secondary schools in the state will coast home with the whooping sum of N2.5 million.

The revenue agency is organising the competition in collaboration with the state’s ministry of Education and Human Capital Development for both public and private secondary schools in the state to sensitise the students and the public on the imperative of tax payment for the development of the state.

The head of Corporate Affairs of KWIRS, Titilayomi Ogunwale confirmed to LEADERSHIP Friday that the overall winner of the competition will be rewarded with N2.5million.

She said that the preliminary stages of the 2023 Tax Club Quiz competition (TCQC) have been completed.

“Held across the three senatorial districts of the state and concluded on Monday 26th June 2023, the preliminary rounds had 231 schools, expressed interest in the tax competition which took place at Ilesha Baruba and Lafiagi for Kwara north, Okeya-Ipo for Kwara south and Ilorin for Kwara central. Each district in the state has produced six schools and 18 schools have emerged, overall semi-finalists.

“Schools that emerged semi-finalists in Kwara north senatorial district are Government Secondary School, Lafiagi, Baptist Model High School, Kaiama, Government Senior Secondary School, Tunga Aboki, Kaiama, Unique College, Kaiama, Royalseed High School, Jebba, and Lafiagi Secondary School, Lafiagi.

“Kwara south senatorial district had Government Secondary School, Omu Aran, Adeola College, Offa, Iyeru Okin African Church Secondary School, Offa, Oro Muslim High School, Oro, UMCA Secondary School, Share, and Apostolic Faith Secondary School, Egosi-Ile .

“The preliminary rounds of the competition for participating schools in Kwara central senatorial district had the following schools securing their spots at the semi-final stage; Stepping Stone College, Agbabiaka Ilorin, Ilorin South Local Government Senior Secondary School, Oke-Adini, Ilorin and Eucharistic Heart of Jesus Model College, Asa Dam, Ilorin.

“Other schools that qualified to the semi-final stage from Kwara Central are Muslim Model Secondary School, Idi-Ori, Ilorin, Government Day Senior Secondary School, Gaa-Akanbi, Ilorin and Roemichs International School, Offa Garage, Ilorin,” she disclosed.

She added that the end of the preliminary rounds for the competition and preparations for the semi-final and grand finale stages of the competition will be held on November 2, 2023, “where all the 18 schools that qualified at the preliminaries, will compete for the grand prize of N2.5m,”

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