The Nigeria Spelling Bee team was in the Pace Setter state to conduct the Oyo State Qualifier of the event.

It was a keenly contested event as students converged to clinch a slot to represent the state at the South-West regional competition.

After some rounds of the competition, these Junior Spellers emerged the top contestants:

  • Abdulkareem Abdulwariz of The Selected Preparatory Career College
  • Adigun Ayomiposi of Kingsley Spring College
  • Alarape Alameen Omogbolahan of The Selected Preparatory Career College
  • Amoo Abdulsamad Oladidupo of Medmina College
  • Bassey Emmanuella of Cedar Mathetein College
  • David Eniola of Kingsley Spring College
  • Khadijah Haroun Eniola of Adriana College Ibadan
  • Odesanmi Nifemi Racheal of The Crown College
  • Ogunade Orire of Hallmark College
  • Omopo Funmilola of Kingsley Spring College
  • Ona-Adigun Elyon Okikioluwa of Books Over Boys Club
  • Oyetunji Olamiposi of Cedar Mathetein College
  • Peter Onyekachi of Best Brain College

The Seniors qualifiers are:

  • Adewusi Temiloluwa Moturayo of The Crown College
  • Akintayo Enoch Akinkunle of Mount Sinai College
  • Alamurin Busayo Henry of Mount Sinai Comprehensive College
  • Favour Folaju of The Crown College
  • Okundayo Oyindamola Christiana of Mount Sinai College
  • Olaniran Omoyeni Olatutu of Mount Sinai College
  • Olushoga Praise of Hallmark College Ibadan
  • Peter Charles of Best Brain College

Regional top spellers will go on to the National Finals to compete for a chance to win the Nigeria Spelling Bee title, a N1,000,000 scholarship and an all-expense-paid to represent Nigeria at the 2019 African Spelling Bee in Kampala – Uganda.

We want to say a big thank you to all participating schools, coaches, parents and spellers for a wonderful competition.

Our appreciation also goes to the Host School (The Selected Preparatory Career College) for providing a convenient environment for the competition.

The competition continues across the country even as registration is still ongoing on