Top Spellers across Nigeria are heading to Uganda to defend Nigeria’s title as the current African Spelling Bee champions in the 2019 season of the competition taking place at Jinja – Uganda from the 18th to 21st October 2019.

These outstanding Spellers emerged from the national finals of the Nigeria Spelling Bee competition, an educational contest organized by Bee Spelling Competition Initiative with the endorsement of the Federal Ministry of Education.

Mrs Esther Adigun from the Ministry of Education will be leading the delegation.

The Spellers include Isaac Iwelu of NTIC Abuja, Oluwafemi Odutola of Montclair College Ogun, and Sulaiman Donuma from the Federal Government College Maiduguri in the senior category.

In the junior category, we have  Chisom Chuckwu of Divine Rays British School Anambra; Eniola Idowu of Montclair College and Okoro Kalu of Deeper Life High School Aba.

As you would recall, Nigerian Spellers won last season’s Junior and Senior championships as well as the 2nd Runner-up in the senior category and the overall Best Country Team.

Feel free to use the hashtags #TeamNigeriaSpellingBee, #TeamNSB, #AfricanSpellingBee to wish these literally giants a successful