The Wesley Girls Senior Secondary School, Yaba, Education District IV of Lagos State, will be representing Nigeria at an international competition in Sweden.
A statement by the school explained that two students of the school, Abdul-Salam Hajarah, and Korolo Elisabeth won the Nigeria Stockholm Water Prize Competition, which was held on May 18, 2023, at Sweden Embassy in Abuja.
The theme of this year’s competition is ‘Water Wise World.’
It read, “The team created a device named ‘Bithermal Water Distillation Device.’ This device can convert dirty water to distilled and drinkable water using solar energy directly from the sun with the aid of Fresnel Lens. The device also has a DC element connected to the battery and to a solar panel, this setup also generates heat energy that boils the water molecule inside the Distillation Box.”
The principal, Mrs Adeola Bankole, narrated that the pupils’ choice of project was initiated by their place of…