Achimota Old Student Donates GH¢10,000 To NSMQ Team Ahead Of Finals, Ghanaians React

Achimota Old Student Donates GH¢10,000 To NSMQ Team Ahead Of Finals, Ghanaians React

  • An old student of Achimota School has presented GH¢10,000 to the NSMQ team
  • The money is to be used to prepare the team adequately as it gears to meet the OWASS and Presec in the final
  • Many people who reacted to the news have commended the old student for his kind gesture

An old student of Achimota School has donated an amount of GH¢10,000 to the National Science and Maths Quiz team.

Nana Atta Poku Agyeman, who completed Achimota School in the year 2000, recently visited the NSMQ team, where he made the donation.

Photo of NSMQ team for Achimota School
Achimota Old Student GH¢10,000 to NSMQ team Photo credit: NSMQGhana/X
Source: Facebook

The amount will go into the preparation being made by the NSMQ team as they face Presec and Opoku Ware School in the finals of the competition.

The school thanked the old student for the kind gesture and urged others to follow suit.

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The post, which was sighted on the Facebook page of Achimota School, was captioned.

"A wonderful precedent for the rest of our community to pour in support for our team towards our third national title @nsmqghana A big thank you to Akora Nana Atta Poku Agyeman, Lugard House, 2000, for his kindness.

At the time of writing the report, the post had raked in over 300 likes.

The NSMQ favours grade-A school

An educationist, Mr Daniel Fenyi, has revealed that the NSMQ in its current state has been designed to favour grade A schools.

In an interview with, Mr Fenyi revealed that innovative SHS students are not given the chance to showcase what they can do.

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"The competition favours Grade A schools. There are more innovative talents hidden in the Grade B, C, D & E schools but the nature of the competition only favours Grade A schools where most of the students are smart in memorising and speaking.
If the quiz changes into a practice-based one, it is likely a lot of students from lower grade schools will shine."

Ghanaians commend the Achimota old student

Many people who reacted to the post commended the young man for his kind gesture.

Veronica Mould reacted:

This is an awesome outpouring of generosity Akora.Let’s start investing in the the school through the ASET Fund. To take us to higher and greater heights.

Rhoda Adjeley Adjei commented:

AKORA God bless u

Mercy Naa Aki Addo - Quaynor added:

Awwwwww, a very proud Akora, God bless you plenty wae

Stan Appiah replied:

Well done Nana Atta Poku Agyeman, for the support to the team. Kudos to the NSMQ stars who are doing amazing

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Achimota School old boy speaks ahead of final reported that an old student of Achimota School has sent a strong signal to other opponents about their preparedness to win the trophy.

In a video sighted by on the Facebook page of Joy News, the young man said the school put doubters to shame after emerging victorious in their contest involving Wesley Girls' High School and St Louis SHS.

He expressed optimism that the NSMQ team of Achimota will crown their hard work by winning the trophy this year.

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