Bestman Games, the exclusive distributor in Africa with the rights to produce ‘local’ editions of Monopoly, the world famous board game owned by Hasbro hosted the 1st Annual City of Lagos Edition Monopoly Tournament on Friday, May 24th at the prominently featured cultural center, Terra Kulture.
The increasing success of the Fast Dealing Property Trading Game in Nigeria continues to receive resounding applause amongst enthusiasts. In light of its achievements since its launch by His Excellency, Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola in December 2012, Bestman Games, organized a one-day tournament between Kings College and Queens College.
The City of Lagos Edition with the support of First Bank of Nigeria Plc, GTBank Plc, the Lagos State Government and Stanbic IBTC Pensions Managers Limited used this novel tool to present some basic lessons in resource management by educating participating students, about the importance of financial literacy and the encouragement of personal financial responsibility from an early age.
The tournament gathered students, teachers, and some special surprise guests including The CBN Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi at the TerraKulture, Victoria Island, Lagos .
Habib Rabiu of King’s College emerged winner of the tournament and was presented with a sum of One Million Naira (N1, 000, 000) by Stanbic IBTC Plc’s MD, Sola David Borha.