Odutola Dolapo of Montclair College, Ogun State has emerged the Senior National Champion of the 2019 Season of Nigeria Spelling Bee. In the same vein, Grace Idowu also of Montclair College is the Junior Champion of the national literary competition. These Spellers have won for themselves a #1,000,000 scholarship and a #100,000 cash prize for the Senior and Junior Champions respectively.Declaring the competition open, the Founder of Ritman University, Distinguished Senator Emmanuel Ibok Essien declared 50% tuition scholarships to the Champions in both categories in addition to the Nigeria Spelling Bee prizes.
Spellers from the seven northwestern states of Nigeria converged in Kaduna - the Centre of Learning - for the Regional Level Competition of the Nigeria Spelling Bee.Some a few rounds of showcasing their spelling prowess, we are proud to present the top Spellers from the region who will progress to the National Finals scheduled for the 24th-27th July. They include: