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Governor Sanwo-Olu meets 10-year-old chess champion, Ferdinand Maumo (Photos)

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Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has finally met young chess prodigy, Ferdinand Maumo in fulfillment of his promise to the autistic child.

Sanwo-Olu invited the chess champion from Makoko, Yaba to a game at the Lagos House Marina.

Sharing photos on Facebook, the governor wrote; “On Children’s Day, I accepted a challenge from 10 years old Chess prodigy, Ferdinand Maumo. Today, we decided to sit down and duel it out. Even if I do say so myself, I’m a pretty decent Chess player but after an intense encounter, Ferdinand proved a hard nut to crack and we reached a stalemate.

Ferdinand’s story is not just about his dexterity as a chess master but that of the resilience of the human spirit to thrive against all odds.

Ferdinand is a young autistic boy who has found the strength to rise above his challenges.

As a government, we are working very hard to support every child with special needs and we are committed to ensuring that no segment of our society is left behind.

I am inspired by Ferdinand. I strongly believe his mastery of the game of chess will continue to be a catalyst for greater success ahead of him.”

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He noted that his government is working very hard to support every child with special needs and committed to ensuring that no segment of the society is left behind.

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