Oyo State Level Qualifier of the 2023 Season of the Nigeria Spelling Bee was conducted on the 19th of June 2023.

After multiple rounds of the competition, these spellers emerged as the best spellers in the state and will represent the state at the National Finals.

Best Junior Speller:

  • Ani Favour Chiemerie of Deeper Life High School Ibadan

Junior 1st Runner-Up:

  • Irabor Emmanuella Ofure of The Brolls High School, Adaba Apete Ibadan

Best Senior Speller:

  • Onafuye Heritage Oluwafunke of Deril Academy Ibadan

Senior 1st Runner-Up:

  • Olasunkanmi Fawziyat of Medmina College Ibadan

These spellers will progress to represent the state at the National Finals of the Nigeria Spelling Bee slated for the 26th – 29th July of July 2023 at Deeper Life High Schools, Port Harcourt, where they stand a chance to win up to N1,000,000 / N500,000 scholarships for Senior and Junior categories respectively among other prizes.

National Finalists also have an opportunity to represent Nigeria at the African Spelling Bee continental competition in Ethiopia in November 2023.

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

Our most profound appreciation also goes to the host school, Deeper Life High School Ibadan Campus

See www.NigeriaSpellingBee.com/calendar for a list of events upcoming this season in states across Nigeria.