Kings College Obalende, Lagos has won the Bible quiz organized by the Bible Society of Nigeria for the visually impaired.
Eight schools across Lagos state contested for the competition which took place at the Apostolic Church, Palmgrove on Friday.
The competing schools included: Kings College Obalende, Bethesda School for the Blind, Federal Government College Ijanikin, Senior and Junior Schools, Pacelli School for the Blind, Lagos State Senior Midel School, Agbowa, Lagis State Junior Model School, Agbowa, and Federal Nigeria Society for the Blind,
Kings College scored 55 points to clinch the first position, while Pacelli School for the Blind and Federal Government College Ijanikin (Junior) polled 45 and 35 points to win the second and third positions, respectively.
Speaking at the event, the General Secretary/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the BSN, Pastor Samuel Sanusi, expressed gratitude to the Apostolic church, Palmgrove for the use of the church for the competition.
Sanusi called on the government and the organized private sector to contribute their quota to ensure that the visually impaired enjoy the benefits of education and life in general.
The CEO said that the BSN was looking forward to the day when the visually impaired could be awarded scholarships to study Up to the university level.
Cash gifts and other items were awarded to the winners.