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PROFESSOR ABAYOMI OLUWATOSIN JIBOKU CHEMISTRY COMPETITION

INTRODUCTION

The Professor Abayomi Oluwatosin Jiboku Chemistry competition is designed to encourage young and upcoming chemists that will contribute meaningfully to the development and learning of chemistry as a subject nationally and internationally. Named after renowned educationist and chemist, Professor Abayomi Jiboku who has spent all his life teaching chemistry at all levels of education; Primary, Secondary, Polytechnic and University. The Professor Abayomi Oluwatosin Jiboku chemistry competition will be an annual search across high schools (public and private) for only SS2 students. It is introduced to chart the ideal career path and drive the student towards full optimization of their potentials and fulfilment of their dreams with a key message of reviving up the interest of students, parents, teachers and stakeholders.

Other activities of the foundation include:
  • Scholarship grants given to almost 1000 Nigerian students over a period of five years starting from 2012 to 2017 with the least students receiving N50,000.
  • Workshop and seminar organized across the twenty local government areas of Ogun State for principals and vice principals; after which a PC was given to each school.
  • Most recently is the AOJF Chemistry competition organized between private and public schools in Ogun State.
Objectives:
  • To awaken the consciousness and interest in chemistry among senior secondary school students in Nigeria.
  • To improve students’ performance in Chemistry all over Nigeria.
  • To create a credible platform for identifying outstanding students and encouraging excellence in Chemistry.
  • To provide a creditable platform that will reward excellence in the subject area of Chemistry.

OUR TARGET STUDENTS
Our target students for the competition are SS2 students of public and private secondary schools. For now, the foundation will organize the competition within Ogun state. In the following year, the foundation will extend her tentacles to the southwest and Nigeria as a whole.

OUR STARTING POINT
The competition will start from Ogun State spanning through the 20 Local Government Areas of the state. Each school is required to present their best two (2) students in chemistry (SS2), irrespective od religion, tribe or state of origin, to enhance the chance of qualifying for the second round of the competition.

REGISTRATION/HOW TO PARTICIPATE
  • Participation is free.
  • Go to www.paojf.org
  • Click on link to register your school.
  • Fill the form and submit. Ensure to fill all required fields.
  • An email will be sent to the school’s email address provided when filling the form.
  • Use the link in the email received to verify the email address. (The school email address must be verified before you can login).
  • Once school email is verified, login to the portal using the school email and password used to register.
  • On successful login, fill in the students’ information and submit.

For registration without the use of website, forms can be obtained from the Ministry of Education, Zonal Ministry or Foundation office and returned on or before the examination date.

THE EXAMINATION
There are three main rounds of the competition
  • Stage 1: Qualifying Written Examination
  • Stage 2: CBT Exam
  • Stage 3: TV Quiz show
  • LIST OF AOJFCC EXAMINATION CENTERS
    • ANGLICAN GIRLS GRAMMAR SCHOOL, IKANGBA, IJEBU ODE
    • CHRIST APOSTOLIC GRAMMAR SCHOOL, IPERU REMO
    • COMPREHENSIVE HIGH SCHOOL, AYETORO
    • Iganmode grammar school
    • IJEBU IFE COMMUNITY GRAMMAR SCHOOL
    • METHODIST HIGH SCHOOL, ARIGBAJO, EWEKORO
    • TAIDOB COLLEGE, ASERO HOUSING ESTATE, ABEOKUTA

    FIRST ROUND: WRITTEN QUALIFYING EXAMINATION

    • The first stage of the annual competition holds simultaneously in the 20 Local Government Areas of Ogun State.  All SS2 students from public or private secondary schools are free to participate in this competition.
    • Students are expected to come for the exam in their school uniforms.
    • You can get details of the venue for the exam from ministry of education or NAPPS secretariat or you may contact an official planning committee through the foundation’s website.
    • Students will be asked to shade the necessary information and their answers into answer sheets that will be provided for them at the examination centre using pencils only. Theory questions are to be written in ink/biro. We expect to finalize the marking of the scripts within a month after the first stage. Please note that the results will ONLY be announced on the official website of the foundation.
    • Each Local Government will produce three (3) winners who will qualify for the second round of the exam making a total of sixty (60) students for the second round.
    • SMS to be sent to successful schools that qualify for the final stage

    SECOND ROUND (CBT EXAM)
    The second round of the competition, which is the CBT exam would hold at a CBT center; font-weight:bold located in Abeokuta. All students that qualified for the second stage CBT exam would be given AOJF souvenirs. All students that qualified for the second stage are to come with their birth certificate and JSS 3 certificate from their school. At the end of the second round, a total of sixteen (16) students will emerge that will compete for the third and final round.

    THIRD ROUND (QUIZ SHOW)
    The third and final round is a quiz show which will hold on Thursday 20th July, 2019. The sixteen students would be involved in FIVE rounds of quiz competition; where 1st, 2nd and 3rd will emerge with 10 consolation prizes to 10 other students.

    SYLLABUS
    In preparing students for the examination, WAEC and NECO syllabus are suitable, as the examination questions make use of these syllabus extensively.

     

    TYPE AND NUMBER OF QUESTIONS

    • First stage of this competition comprises of 50 Objective questions with 4 theory questions spanning through the organic and inorganic aspects of chemistry.
    • Second stage would be CBT of 100 questions.
    • Third stage would be quiz competition with FIVE rounds.

    DURATION OF THE EXAMINATION
    A total of 75 minutes is allotted to answer all the questions in stage 1 and 2.
    INVIGILATOR/PERSONNEL
    Invigilators and examination personnel would be deployed to cover the 20 centres in the state to write the exams. In some cases, Local Government within the same area could be combined together.

    DATES AND VENUES FOR THE STAGES AND AWARD GIVING CEREMONY:

    • 1st Stage: The first round will take place on Saturday 8th June, 2019. The venue will be communicated to you 2 weeks before examination is written.
    • 2nd Stage: This is slated for 13th July, 2019 at a CBT center; font-weight:bold within Abeokuta.
    • 3rd Stage: This is slated for 18th July, 2019 at a venue to be communicated

    AWARD GIVING CEREMONY
    The award ceremony would be graced by all sponsors. Prizes and awards would be given to students who have distinguished themselves. Venue and date will be communicate in due time. Winners recognised and awarded with prizes.
    RULES AND REGULATIONS

    1. The AOJCC State exam will hold on Saturday May 4, 2019 across the different Local Government Areas of Ogun State, please check the list of center; font-weight:bolds on www.paojf.org
    2. Students must come to their designated examination centres by 9am for accreditation with their Registration slip duly signed and stamped by their school principal.
    3. Latecomers will not be allowed to write the examination.
    4. Students are to come along with pen, HB pencil and eraser,
      NO CALCULATORS WILL BE ALLOWED.
    5. Students must conduct themselves in an orderly manner.
    6. Any act of misconduct will lead to disqualification of the student.
    7. All students MUST come to the exam venue in their School Uniform.
    8. Please refer to examination centre list to check for the centre nearest to you.
    9. The competition is open to SS2 (year 11) students ONLY.
    10. Each school is to prepare their representatives for the qualifying exams based on the current WAEC/NECO syllabuses.
    11. The decision of the organizers is final and we shall not enter into any correspondence with anyone regarding the conduct of this examination.

    PLEASE NOTE

    1. Students are advised to check their results via the online platform that will be made available to them from 1st July, 2019 for the first stage result.
    2. We strongly recommend that students sit for the examination at centres nearest to them·
    3. Only qualified students will be contacted for the second stage (CBT) of the competition.
    4. The AOJ Chemistry Competition is to discover Nigeria’s best Chemistry student.

    TIE
    When there is tie, a contingency CBT exam will be taken on the same day. The 20 CBT questions will now be used and position will be based on speed and accuracy.

     

    PRIZES
    The foundation would be rewarding schools, students and teachers. Please find below the prizes for the different categories.

    POSITIONS

    STUDENT CASH PRIZE

    TEACHERS CASH PRIZE

    PRIZES FOR SCHOOLS

    1st

    #250,000

    #50,000

    12 Burette and Pipette with an Electronic balance

    2nd

    #200,000

    #40,000

    12 Burette and Pipette with a Hoffman voltameter

    3rd

    #150,000

    #30,000

    12 Burette with Separating funnel

    • #10,000 consolation prizes for 10 other students.
    Sponsors:

    Please note that sponsors would also be giving out prizes to different categories of students.

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