The best spellers in the “Land of Promise” have emerged at the Akwa Ibom State Level Competition of the Nigeria Spelling Bee.

The competition was conducted on the 2nd of March 2022 at Jesus Saves Schools Uyo which played host to the statewide contest.

At the conclusion of the day’s contest, Isaiah A. Emmanuel of Deeper Life High School, Uyo Campus emerged the Best Junior Speller while Zara Ezenwoko of Deeper Life High School, Uyo Campus clinched the Best Senior Speller slot.

These spellers will progress to represent the state at the National Finals of the Nigeria Spelling Bee slated for the 3rd-7th of August 2022 at Divine Rays British Schools Obosi-Onitsha, where they stand a chance to win up to N1,000,000 / N500,000 scholarships for Senior and Junior Categories respectively.

National Finalists also have an opportunity to represent Nigeria at the African Spelling Bee continental competition in Malawi.

Runners-up at the event include:


Covenant Eyo-Honesty of Nobles International Secondary School Eket


Essien Blossom Samuel of Deeper Life High School, Uyo Campus

Obinna Brenda Chizitere  of Jesus Saves Comprehensive Secondary School Uyo

We want to appreciate all parents, coaches and schools who availed themselves to make the contest a memorable one for the spellers.

Our deepest appreciation also goes to the host school, Jesus Saves Schools Uyo.

See for list of events upcoming this season in states across Nigeria.