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See how much 16-year-old Student who becomes Lagos One-Day Governor receives

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A young and intelligent student was gifted a cash prize along side with becoming the Lagos One-Day Governor.

Jemimah Marcus, a student of Angus Memorial Senior High School won the Lagos Spelling bee competition.

She struggled her way to the top on Tuesday, 16th December 2020 after a fierce battle with other students.

She was gifted a cash sum of N250,000 at the Adeyemi Bero Auditorium, Alausa secretariat, Ikeja where the grand finale took place.

The first runner up who happens to be Ajose Sotin, a pupil from Topo Senior Grammar School, Badagry got N150,000, while Rhema Edeh of Denton Junior Grammar School, Ebute-Metta, was the second runner-up with a cash prize of N100,000.

The state Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo congratulated the pupils, encouraged them to be more committed to their studies and never relent putiing energy and time to their studies.

She said, “As it is the practice, the one-day governor will be awarded the Lagos State Government’s scholarship to pursue any course of his or her interest in any university in the country. He/she and the ‘cabinet’ will also attend various cultural exchange programmes.”

Adefisayo thanked the New Era Foundation, pioneered by Senator Oluremi Tinubu, for initiating the competition.

The Director-General, Office of Education Quality Assurance, Mrs Abiola Seriki-Ayeni, commended the pupils for their resilience

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