The “Nature’s Gift to the Nation ” -Taraba- has produced its Best State Spellers at the Nigeria Spelling Bee Taraba State Level contest.

The competition was conducted on the 16th of March 2022 at Excellence International School Jalingo which played host to the statewide contest.

At the conclusion of the day’s contest, Daniel Vincent of Deeper Life High School Jalingo Campus emerged the Best Junior Speller while Princess-Praise Amadi of DLHS Jalingo clinched the Best Senior Speller slot.

These spellers will progress to represent 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:


Promise Jerry John of Excellence International Schools Jalingo

Cheto Isareufu Rhoda of Deeper Life High School Jalingo


Safiya Mohammed Adamu of Excellence International Schools Jalingo (1st Runner-Up)

Amuche Ene Faith of Our Lady of Consolation Girl’s Secondary School Jalingo

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

Our deepest appreciation also goes to the host school, Excellence International Schools Jalingo.

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