The “Jewel of the Savannah” -Gombe State- has produced its Best State Spellers at the Nigeria Spelling Bee GombeState Level contest.

The competition was conducted on the 19th of March 2022 at Matrix International Academy which played host to the statewide contest.

At the conclusion of the day’s contest, Alvin-Dan Pane of Kids Window High School Gomb emerged the Best Junior Speller while Suleiman Kwala Samson of Evangel College Gombe 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 competition include:


Promise Godfrey of Kids Window High School Gombe

Maryam Abubakar Hassan of Kids Window High School Gombe


Sumayyah Ismail Mohammed of Matrix International Academy, Gombe

Hauwa Musa Gero of Matrix International Academy, Gombe

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, Matrix International Academy, Gombe

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