University awards scholarship to 15-year-old boy who scored 337 in JAMB exam
The Vice-Chancellor, of Godfrey Okoye University (GOU), Enugu, Rev. Fr. Christian Anieke, has offered a full scholarship to one of the best students in the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME ).
The Student, Lotanna Azuokeke was also offered a full scholarship to study in Godfrey Okoye College of Medicine.
Anieke made the announcement during the presentation of a car to the first male student “Vice Chancellor For One Day” of GUO on Friday in Enugu, Vanguard reports.
Azuokeke, a 15-year-old boy who hails from Ọba in Idemmili South Local Government Area and a student of Bishop Otubelu Juniorate, Trans Ekulu, Enugu set a new record in the just-concluded JAMB examination by scoring 337 marks.
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The 15-year-old was reported to have scored a staggering 99 points in Mathematics, 86 in Physics, 88 in Chemistry and 64 in English, totalling 337.
Speaking on the score, Anieke said, “The VC is offering this extraordinary student a full scholarship to study in our college of medicine, and this is in line with my passion for education, and desire to empower young people and make them extraordinary”.
Anieke added that the youths needed a system that can support their intellects, stressing that they can do a lot and compete with their colleagues globally if supported.
“Watch our under 17 and 21, they can do marvellously well. Nigerian youths are not lazy, I believe in what they can do and GOU has given them a face to show their strength,” he said.