- Prempeh College has taken legal action against NSMQ organisers Primetime Limited, seeking an injunction on the upcoming finals scheduled for October 30, 2023
- The dispute arose over an answer provided by Prempeh College's contestants in the semi-final, contested by the school as correct but deemed wrong by the quiz mistress
- The school remains resolute in their pursuit of a fair resolution, exploring all available options to address the disagreement
Prempeh College, a prominent National Science and Math Quiz (NSMQ) participant, has taken legal action against Primetime Limited, the competition's organisers.
The school has filed a lawsuit and is seeking an interlocutory injunction on the NSMQ finals scheduled for October 30, 2023.
This move follows a dispute regarding an answer provided by Prempeh College's contestants during the semi-final round, which the school claims was correct but was deemed wrong by the quiz mistress.
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In response, Primetime Limited dismissed the petition submitted by Prempeh College about the semi-final contest.
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The organisers said upon careful review, it was satisfied with the explanation given by the NSMQ consultant and the quiz mistress over the decision not to award marks to Prempeh College for the disputed riddle.
The legal action adds a significant twist to the NSMQ proceedings, raising questions about the final event's status and outcome as the legal dispute unfolds.
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