Photo: Miss Precious Umeh
Authentic 2023 UTME’s best candidate gets cash, scholarships
The authentic overall best candidate of the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) Miss Precious Nkechinyere Kamsiyochukwu Umeh has received a cash gift of N2.5m
Umeh, a student of Deeper Life High School, Mowe, Ogun State also bagged a full scholarship from Anchor University, Lagos as they named her the University’s Young Ambassador for the 2022/2023 session.
She has also been offered a scholarship by the Anambra State Government, her state of origin, to study any course of her choice at the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University.
The genius garnered a total score of 360 in the UTME examination, scoring 99 in Chemistry, 98 in Mathematics, 97 in Physics, and 66 in English.
Umeh has already been given the cash gift of N2.5 million by the Chief Executive Officer and President of Erisco Foods Limited, Dr Eric Umeofia.
Umeofia also rewarded the school administrator, the four subject teachers, and two other best students of the school with various cash gifts.
Explaining the reasons for the gifts he said that he was touched by the student’s media interview on Saturday.
Umeofia also revealed that the cash rewards will be given to the administrator of the school, the four subject teachers, and two other best students of the school.
Similarly, the Vice Chancellor of Anchor University, Prof. Samuel Bandele has announced Umeh as the University’s Young Ambassador for the year 2022/2023 session with a full scholarship award for her to study any course of her choice in the University.
He added that Umeh had done the university and the Deeper Life Bible Church proud by beaming what they represent – Excellence.
He said: “You have made us proud as a church, Deeper Life Bible Church. You have beamed what we represent – Excellence. Therefore, we as a University must celebrate you.
“Therefore on behalf of our Proprietor and Chancellor, Pastor (Dr.) W. F Kumuyi, on behalf of our BOT Chairman, Pastor Nkemkika Obina, on behalf of Anchor University Pro–Chancellor, Professor Steven Odiowe, on behalf of Anchor University Management and the entire university community.
“I hereby pronounce Miss Nkechinyere Kamsiyochukwu Umeh as Anchor University Young Ambassador for the year 2022/2023 session with a full scholarship award for her to study any course of her choice in Anchor University.”
Periscope International reports that Miss Umeh was announced by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) as this year’s top scorer amid the controversy surrounding the fake result of another Anambra girl, Ejikeme Mmesoma, who has confessed to manipulating her results.