In the serene city of Ibefun, the Ogun State Qualifiers of the Nigeria Spelling Bee unfolded on the 30th of January 2024, creating an atmosphere of intellectual fervor and showcasing the remarkable linguistic abilities of the region’s brightest spellers.
Exceptional Champions Take the Stage:
- Irior Raymond Ehizoje of International College, Ibefun
- Olaitan Anointing Iretoluwase of Mustard Seed Academy, Alogi Obantoko, Abeokuta
- Adebayo Almas Folakunmi of Sacred Heart Catholic College, Ijebu Ode, Ogun State
These exceptional champions have secured their positions to represent Ogun at the National Finals. Their journey continues as they compete fervently for scholarships of up to One Million Naira (Seniors) or Five Hundred Thousand Naira (Juniors), and a golden opportunity to represent 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 for intellectual excellence. Champions from this event don’t just earn scholarships; they proudly bear the responsibility of representing Nigeria at international literary championships.
Special acknowledgment is extended to the host, International College in Ibefun, for their gracious role in hosting the Ogun State competition. Their commitment and support significantly contribute to the success and impact of the Nigeria Spelling Bee.
As the captivating journey continues, stay tuned for more updates and achievements, as the 2024 Nigeria Spelling Bee weaves its spellbinding narrative of brilliance and linguistic excellence across the nation!