UI Team Wins Huawei ICT Regional Competition Grand Prize

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Foyin Ejilola

The University of Ibadan team participating in the Computing Track of the 2023-2024 Huawei ICT Competition has emerged as the winner of the grand prize for the regional stage of the competition which began in February 2024. 

LHS – Lawrence, Middle – Tolani, RHS – Chibueze

The Computing Track team made up of three University of Ibadan students, Chibueze Emmanuel, a 500-level student of Computer Science; Adisa Tolani, also a 500-level student of Computer Science, and Lawrence Oguguom-Lawrence, a 300-level student of Computer Science, was announced as the winner of the regional finals on Thursday, March 14, 2024. The team had come out on top among the competing teams from other African countries. 

The third prize at the regionals also went to the Cloud Track team from the University of Ibadan made up of Sodiq Babawale, a student of Industrial and Production Engineering; Temiloluwa Oloye, and Lukman Abdulyekeen, both students of Electrical Engineering. 

This stage will be followed by the Global stage which is the grand finale and it is scheduled to be held in May 2024, in Shenzhen, China. 

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