Keren Chigozie-Nnah and other winners will represent Nigeria at the African Spelling Bee 2018 in Mombasa, Kenya.
The Minister of Education (Represented by Mr Aiseodion Abel), at the event urged the winners of the competition to go out and do Nigeria Proud by clinching all positions and prizes in the continental level.
The Grand Finale which was held at the International Conference Centre of Landmark University, Omu-Aran, Kwara State was the culmination of the 2018 Season which was conducted in more than 20 states across the federation. Regional Finals were held where the best emerged to compete at this finals level.
Addressing the spellers, coaches and the audience, the Vice Chancellor, represented by the Registrar welcomed all spellers from far and near and asked them to inculcate some of the core values of Landmark University in their daily activities and to be the best they can be.
Pst. (Dr) James Ndako, Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee, congratulated the Nigeria Spelling Bee team for their efforts towards education and enjoined the team to keep the already cordial relationship with Landmark University open and strong.
National Champion is Keren Chigozie-Nnah of Deeper Life High School, Port Harcourt.
National 1st Runner-up is Ephraim Edokpa of Christ Ambassador’s College, Kaduna
National 2nd Runner-up is Ogochukwu Anyaso of Bishop Okoye Spiritan Secondary School, Port Harcourt
Junior 1st, Neta Nnabuenyi of University of Nigeria Secondary School, Enugu Campus;
Junior 2nd, Sheriff Abdrahman of King’s College, Lagos, and
Junior 3rd, Abdulhafeez Sheidu of Dopemu Primary School, Lagos.