𝐖𝐄𝐒𝐋𝐄𝐘 𝐆𝐈𝐑𝐋𝐒 𝐒𝐄𝐍𝐈𝐎𝐑 𝐒𝐄𝐂𝐎𝐍𝐃𝐀𝐑𝐘 𝐒𝐂𝐇𝐎𝐎𝐋 𝐘𝐀𝐁𝐀, 𝐖𝐈𝐍𝐒 𝐍𝐈𝐆𝐄𝐑𝐈𝐀 𝐒𝐓𝐎𝐂𝐊𝐇𝐎𝐋𝐌 𝐖𝐀𝐓𝐄𝐑 𝐏𝐑𝐈𝐙𝐄 AND 𝐒𝐄𝐓 𝐓𝐎 𝐑𝐄𝐏𝐑𝐄𝐒𝐄𝐍𝐓 𝐍𝐈𝐆𝐄𝐑𝐈𝐀 𝐈𝐍 𝐒𝐖𝐄𝐃𝐄𝐍
Abdul-salam Hajarah and Korolo Elisabeth of Wesley Girls Senior Secondary School Yaba, Education District IV of Lagos State won the Nigeria Stockholm Water prize that was held on 18th of May 2023 at Sweden Embassy in Abuja.
The theme of this year’s competition focuses on ‘Water Wise World’. The team created a device named Bithermal Water Distillation Device, this device can convert dirty water to a distilled and drinkable water using solar Energy directly from the Sun with the aid of Fresnel Lens.
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The device also has a DC element Connect to the Battery and Connected to a Solar Panel, this set up also generates heat energy that boils the water molecule inside the Distillation Box.
The students led by their Teacher Mr Oyewale Wasiu Abioye, competed against 60 contestants at the preliminary round which narrowed down to 7 teams including 3 from Lagos In the National Championship, Where the girls emerged winners.
The team is making all necessary preparation for the International Championship where countries like
U.SA and Germany will also contest.
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Over 20 countries normally contest worldwide for a prize of $150,000 every year. The team believes in the Uniqueness of their device and will stop at nothing to put up a good fight at the international level.
A big congratulations to the students who took their time and wisdom to take Nigeria to such this international competition. I believe she will shock the world just like Hilda who cool for 100hrs to win the GUINESS BOOK OF RECORD..