Akinyele Ademoyegun, a 12-year-old SSS 1 student from Kaydel Comprehensive College, Ikorodu, Lagos, has won the 2021 MTN mPulse spelling bee competition.
Having emerged the winner of the spelling bee competition, the 12-year-old boy will go home with a N2 million scholarship, laptop, smartphone, mPulse goody bags, and Nestle products.
His school will also be given state-of-the-art ICT devices, including 10 laptops and 10 Hynet Modems while his English teacher will be awarded N350,000 cash and a laptop.
Speaking to the finalists at the event, Adia Sowho, the Chief Marketing Officer MTN Nigeria, congratulated the contestants for making it into the finals.
She said, “A great start to building young Nigerians is through education and opportunity. One way to do both is with competitions like the mPulse Spelling Bee. We hope that this event gives our young ones a chance to get comfortable with learning in the digital space as we consistently work to deliver a bold new digital world.”
The mPulse spelling bee is one of many initiatives by MTN Nigeria that enables students between the ages of 9 and 15 in primary and secondary schools across the country to excel academically through healthy competition, improve and learn new skills while having fun at the same time. You can see application details on our MTN Spelling Bee Competition page
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