In the historic city of Benin, Edo State, the stage was set for a captivating display of intellectual prowess as the Edo State Qualifiers of the Nigeria Spelling Bee unfolded on the 27th of February 2024. This exhilarating event showcased the remarkable linguistic talents of the region’s spellbinding youth.

Exceptional Champions Shine Bright:

Junior Category:

  • Etchie Bawo Samuel of Deeper Life High School, Benin Campus
  • Ikhoushio Elisa Egheohi of Caret Academy
  • Irowa Osayamen Oreoluwa of Gabus International College, Benin City, Edo State

Senior Category:

  • Okooboh Happy of Domdest National Schools, Edo State

These exceptional champions have emerged victorious in their respective categories, earning the esteemed opportunity to represent Edo at the National Finals. Their journey continues as they vie passionately for scholarships of up to One Million Naira (Seniors) or Five Hundred Thousand Naira (Juniors), and the esteemed honor of representing Nigeria at the African Spelling Bee.

The Nigeria Spelling Bee, a nationally recognized event endorsed by the Federal Ministry of Education in collaboration with the National Senior Secondary Education Commission (NSSEC), stands as a beacon of intellectual excellence. Champions from this event not only earn scholarships but also proudly carry the responsibility of representing Nigeria at international literary championships.

Special appreciation is extended to the host, Domdest National Schools, Benin, for their gracious role in hosting the Edo State competition. Their dedication and support significantly contributed to the success and impact of the Nigeria Spelling Bee.

As the captivating journey unfolds, stay tuned for more updates and achievements, as the 2024 Nigeria Spelling Bee continues to illuminate and inspire audiences nationwide!