In the enchanting city of Owo, the Ondo State Qualifiers of the Nigeria Spelling Bee took place on the 26th of January 2024, stirring up excitement and showcasing the linguistic brilliance of the region’s talented spellers.

Here are the standout champions who have secured their places to represent Ondo at the National Finals, competing for scholarships up to One Million Naira (Seniors) or Five Hundred Thousand Naira (Juniors) and an opportuinity to represent Nigeria at the African Spelling Bee this December:

Junior Champion:

  • Ogunleye Aderinsola Favour of Greater Tomorrow International School

Senior Champions:

  • Ilesanmi Temitope Dorcas of Greater Tomorrow International College
  • Rejoice Folorunsho Oluwakemi of Bofoat Model International College, Ikare Aboki, Ondo State

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 not only earn scholarships but also proudly carry the honor of representing Nigeria at international literary championships.

Special appreciation is extended to all participating schools, parents, and coaches for their dedication in nurturing and presenting these exceptional spellers. A heartfelt thank you goes to the gracious host, Greaterprints International Schools, for their pivotal role in hosting the Ondo State competition. Their support significantly contributes to the success and impact of the Nigeria Spelling Bee.

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