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10-Year-Old Chess Champion with Cerebral Palsy.

Ferdinand Maumo a 10-year-old chess prodigy is going places after he was discovered by Tunde Onakoya and became a champion despite suffering from celebral palsy.

The young boy was celebrated on a global stage at the DARE conference in Abuja with Tunde Onakoya.

Recall that Ferdinand beat his peers in the game of chess after Onakoya trained them and organised a competition for the youngsters in the slum of Makoko area of Lagos.

It was previously reported that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state warmed the hearts of many after engaging 10-year-old chess prodigy Ferdinand Maumo in a friendly game. The governor shared photos of himself and Ferdinand as they slugged it out in the game of chess on Sunday, June 13. Governor Sanwo-Olu said he accepted the challenge from Ferdinand on Children’s Day. He said the game ended in a stalemate as Ferdinand did not make it easy for him.

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