The Nigeria Spelling Bee team was in the Pace Setter state to conduct the Oyo State Qualifier of the event.
It was a keenly contested event as students converged to clinch a slot to represent the state at the South-West regional competition.
After some rounds of the competition, these Junior Spellers emerged the top contestants:
- Abdulkareem Abdulwariz of The Selected Preparatory Career College
- Adigun Ayomiposi of Kingsley Spring College
- Alarape Alameen Omogbolahan of The Selected Preparatory Career College
- Amoo Abdulsamad Oladidupo of Medmina College
- Bassey Emmanuella of Cedar Mathetein College
- David Eniola of Kingsley Spring College
- Khadijah Haroun Eniola of Adriana College Ibadan
- Odesanmi Nifemi Racheal of The Crown College
- Ogunade Orire of Hallmark College
- Omopo Funmilola of Kingsley Spring College
- Ona-Adigun Elyon Okikioluwa of Books Over Boys Club
- Oyetunji Olamiposi of Cedar Mathetein College
- Peter Onyekachi of Best Brain College
The Seniors qualifiers are:
- Adewusi Temiloluwa Moturayo of The Crown College
- Akintayo Enoch Akinkunle of Mount Sinai College
- Alamurin Busayo Henry of Mount Sinai Comprehensive College
- Favour Folaju of The Crown College
- Okundayo Oyindamola Christiana of Mount Sinai College
- Olaniran Omoyeni Olatutu of Mount Sinai College
- Olushoga Praise of Hallmark College Ibadan
- Peter Charles of Best Brain College
Regional top spellers will go on to the National Finals to compete for a chance to win the Nigeria Spelling Bee title, a N1,000,000 scholarship and an all-expense-paid to represent Nigeria at the 2019 African Spelling Bee in Kampala – Uganda.
We want to say a big thank you to all participating schools, coaches, parents and spellers for a wonderful competition.
Our appreciation also goes to the Host School (The Selected Preparatory Career College) for providing a convenient environment for the competition.
The competition continues across the country even as registration is still ongoing on www.NigeriaSpellingBee.com