Nigeria’s top spellers left Nigeria to South Africa on the night of 13th December for the African Spelling Bee, 2017 edition holding in South Africa on the 16th of December.

The spellers and the Nigerian delegation comprising of coaches, parents and official of the organizers arrived O. R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg for the continental event.

At the airport, the spellers met their Ugandan counterparts who had earlier arrived from Uganda, and they were later joined by the Tanzania and Zimbabwe teams.

The spellers are presently lodged at the Cradle of Humankind, Maropeng, Gauteng where they will be treated to a tour of the World Heritage Site on the 15th.

The African Spelling Bee championship holds on the 16th of December. Please follow our facebook page by clicking HERE to get live updates.

These spellers emerged at the National Finals of the Nigeria Spelling Bee on the 1st of July, 2017 after proving themselves from the State and Regional qualifiers up to the National Level.

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