The “State of the Living Spring” -Osun- has produced its Best State Spellers at the Nigeria Spelling Bee Osun State Level contest.

The competition was conducted on the 31st of May 2022 at Ebunoluwa International School which played host to the Osun State contest.

At the conclusion of the day’s contest, Martin-Gasu David of Redeemer’s University Staff Secondary School emerged as the Best Junior Speller while Stephanie Sangolade of Our Lady of St. Francis Catholic College clinched the Best Senior Speller slot.

These spellers will progress 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:


Olamoyegun Oluwadamilola Dolapo of Deeper Life High School Osun campus


Esther Oyediran of Ebunoluwa International School

We want to appreciate all parents, coaches and schools who availed themselves to make the contest a memorable one for the spellers.

Our most profound appreciation goes to the host school, Ebunoluwa International School

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