Homeless 18-yr-old boy Adeoyo Fawaz wins Chess and Mental maths Competition

Adeoyo Fawaz, an 18-year-old homeless bus conductor who lived under the Oshodi bridge has a won a chess and mental maths competition in Lagos.



Adeoyo emerged a winner was trained by a non-profit organization known as Chess in slums Africa, whose goal is to use chess to promote education in low-income communities.


Chess in slums Africa trained Adeoyo and 50 other homeless kids who were also occupants of the bridge in Oshodi, Lagos state.



After their training, Fawaz who was one of the kids trained in chess and mental maths by Chess in slums Africa, were given several puzzles to solve.


Adeoye Fawaz emerged best in both chess and mental maths and has ever since then been hailed as a “champion” on Twitter.


In an interview with LatestNGnews.com the young champion revealed he has a dream is to become a musician and a comedian.


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