The Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KW-IRS) has completed the projects for the second edition of KW-IRS Tax Club Quiz Competition projects won by Government Day Secondary School, Oko Erin (1st Position), Government Secondary School, Lafiagi (2nd Position) and Government Secondary School, Ilorin (3rd Position) in a sum of one Million Naira (N1,000,000), Five Hundred Thousand Naira (N500,000) and Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira (N250,000) respectively have been completed.
The financial rewards won by the students are often utilized to put in place physical projects that will be impactful on the school. The grand prize of One Million Naira was used to renovate a block of two classrooms for the winning school. The first runner up prize of N500, 000 was utilized for the renovation and provision of furniture and library furniture was the project of the 2nd runner up that won the sum of N250, 000.
It will be recalled that the maiden edition of the tax club quiz competition among all secondary school in Kwara State started in 2016 and a grand prize of One Million Naira was won by Government Secondary School (GSS) Omu-Aran which was used to provide library furniture, while Government Girls Day Secondary School (GGDSS), Oko Erin and Iloffa Grammar School (IGS) emerged second and third with projects renovation of a block of two classroom and provision of conference table worth N500,000 and N250,000 respectively.
The quarter final of the 3rd edition of the competition started today 24th and will end on 26th October, 2018 while semi final and the final will come up on the 1st of December 2018. The winner of the competition will be awarded with Five million Naira (N5,000,000) worth of project, 2nd and 3rd will win project worth Two Million Naira (N2,000,000) and One Million Naira (N1,000,000) respectively courtesy the Kwara State Government.