ADVERTISEMENT

WAEC awards 3 girls as best students in Nigeria

The three girls according to the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) are the overall best students in Nigeria.

WAEC has promised to make candidiates' certificates available 90 days after exam.
ADVERTISEMENT

According to Daily Trust, the exam body awarded 18-year-old, Isabella Gelegu from Esan North LGA of Delta State of Oritamefa Baptist Model School Ibadan the 1st prize National Distinction/Merit Award 2017.

The Council also reportedly awarded two other girls, Favour Ngozi Etuonuma of Eucharistic Heart of Jesus Model a college Ilorin and Adenike Temitope Adedara of Louisville Girls High School Ijebu Itele Ogun State as 2nd and 3rd prizes of the same National Distinction Merit Award respectively.

ADVERTISEMENT

The award ceremony is one of the highlights of the WAEC's 56th Annual General Meeting of the Nigeria National Committee (NNC) 3-day meeting in Calabar, Daily Trust reports.

The NNC Chairman, Dr Lami Amodu who presented the awards alongside other dignitaries, said the awards were a result intense scrutiny by WAEC officials.

Meanwhile, the exam body has announced that candidates whose results have been fully processed would get their results three months after their examinations.

The Nigeria National Office of WAEC, Mr Olu Adenipekun, announced this development on Wednesday, November 21, 2018, in Calabar while announcing the release of the results of the 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examination for private candidates.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.
ADVERTISEMENT

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: eyewitness@pulse.ng

Recommended articles

Why the Nigerian music industry needs to lose more Grammys [Pulse Editor's Opinion]

Why the Nigerian music industry needs to lose more Grammys [Pulse Editor's Opinion]

If you get these 5 messages on Valentine's Day, you are the side piece

If you get these 5 messages on Valentine's Day, you are the side piece

Valentine's Day: 10 perfect Nigerian songs for the Booless

Valentine's Day: 10 perfect Nigerian songs for the Booless

Valentine's Day: 10 timeless Nigerian love songs you should add to your playlist

Valentine's Day: 10 timeless Nigerian love songs you should add to your playlist

Here are foods to avoid during Lent

Here are foods to avoid during Lent

Top 5 coldest countries in the world

Top 5 coldest countries in the world

6 ways to survive the heat season in Nigeria

6 ways to survive the heat season in Nigeria

Here are the colours of cabs in different cities in Nigeria

Here are the colours of cabs in different cities in Nigeria

5 tips for fasting during the days of Lent

5 tips for fasting during the days of Lent

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT