OCP Africa donates N10m towards Brightest Agric Science University fund 

OCP Africa is a subsidiary of OCP Group – A global leader in phosphate production and its derivatives (such as Phosphoric acid, Fertilizer, and Animal feed) with over 100 years of experience. OCP Africa has committed a substantial N10 million into the Brightest University Fund.
This is sequel to the N100m target being crowdfunded by Individuals and Corporate organizations for the top 81 high school Agric science students in Nigeria. The fund which will be disbursed in a transparent manner aims to provide scholarship opportunities to the best 81 Brightest students who emerged from the large pool of participants in the just-concluded National Qualifying Examination.
According to Engr. Oluwatoba Asana, OCP Africa Nigeria Country Manager, one of OCP Africa’s mission is to support and promote the study and practice of Agriculture in Nigeria, hence our contribution to this noble cause that will bring about a change in the believe and the perception of young people towards Agricultural Science, and its relevance to human existence.
OCP Africa’s support for the Brightest Project aligns with her broader commitment to sustainable agricultural development and innovation across the continent. By investing in education, OCP Africa aims to equip young Africans with the knowledge and skills needed to address pressing agricultural and environmental challenges.
While appreciating this kind gesture, the Executive Producer, Brightest National Agric Science Quiz Contest and Group Managing Director, DM Holdings Limited, Oladapo Ojo says the N10 million donation is a confirmation of OCP Africa’s unwavering commitment to education and youth empowerment in Africa. This will go a long way in setting the ball rolling for the first educational crowdfunded initiative in Africa designed to create life-changing opportunities for young, aspiring Agriculturists, Scientists, Researchers, Inventors, etc. We welcome others to do the same as we are still far from this year’s target of raising N100m from the general public to support the University education of these brightest minds, please visit
www.brighteststudents.com/donation; no amount is too small.
Brightest National Agricultural Science Quiz Contest is targeted at stimulating the interest of high school students towards creating cutting-edge solutions that will enhance large scale food production and preservation with the aid of technology especially in Africa.
16,039 students from 2,559 schools (both public and private) across the nation enrolled for the competition, of which 81 students from 57 schools across the six geo-political zones made
the cut for the second phase where various amounts of university scholarships (based on what is realized from the Crowdfunding) will be won by each of these 81 students depending
on their performance in the Competition for the next 13 weeks starting from Saturday 6th April 2024 across TV channels in Nigeria and Africa thus:
Saturdays on Independent TV Benin at 4pm, BCOS Ibadan at 4:30pm and Sundays on Africa Magic Family CH 154 and NTA Kaduna at 5pm, AIT Network and STV Jos at 6pm.
Brightest National Agric Science Competition is a creation of JustMedia Production, Africa’s No 1 school based-content aggregator with projects such as InterswitchSPAK National Science Competition Nigeria, Kenya; Cowbellpedia National Math Contest; MathContest Nigeria; Cruxlearning Math Contest Africa; WordSmith English language Contest.


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