Four Nigerian boys have gone to make Nigerians proud as they clinch a bronze medal at the concluded International Festival of Engineering, Science and Technology (I-FEST) competition, held in Tunisia.
I-FEST is a nine-day innovation-driven competition of science and technology which involves young scholars between the ages of 11 and 24, with the intention of giving young scholars the opportunity to bring innovation to the world of technology.
The students Nwachukwu Daniel; Machi Dominic; Ugwuish Ogonna; and Umeora Anthony, are students of St John’s Science and Technical College situated in Alor, Anambra State.
The competition accommodated 35 countries and was held from March 21 to 29, with over two hundred and fifty-one projects vetted and judged.
Among the countries who the Four Nigerians triumphed over are Italy, Canada, Indonesia, Herzegovina, South Korea and the host, Tunisia.
The gold medal was clinched by a student from Belarus.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, applauded the boys’ efforts on winning a medal, having forged a niche for themselves at the event, on her twitter account, ” Proudly Nigerians, well-done guys”, she wrote.