Ekene becomes JAMB best scorer at 347: I targeted 370 in the UTMEMay 15, 2019
Ekene becomes JAMB best scorer at 347: I targeted 370 in the UTME
Ekene becomes JAMB best scorer…15-year-old Ekene Franklin Ezeunala, who scored 347 to raise the general best in the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) directed 370 out of a conceivable 400, yesterday was found out.
The SS3 understudy of Meiran Community Secondary School, Meiran, on the edges of Lagos, is, in any case, content with his imprint.
He said yesterday that he was stunned to be reported the hopeful with the most astounding score.
Ekene revealed to The Nation: “I endeavored to make a decent score while getting ready for the examination. The score I was focusing on was 370. Regardless I feel glad that despite everything I accomplished a decent result.”
The young person, who will turn 15 May 27, stated: “When I originally heard I was the most noteworthy, I was somewhat stunned. In any case, I ended up happy and upbeat.”
He credited his accomplishment to standard cooperation in rivalries composed by of Lagos State government.
“The rivalries affected emphatically on my planning. A portion of the subjects I did I had destroyed them getting ready for the rivalries and met something very similar in the tests,” he said.
Ekene needs to ponder Chemical Engineering in the college – for its love and to affect society. He said he was at that point taking a shot at some bio-fuel research to lessen carbon emanations in Nigeria.
“I need to consider Chemical Engineering since I feel that science and innovation can affect the overall population and society in different ways; and by and by, I have a style for science,” he said.
His mom, Mrs. Chinelo Ezeunala, a Chemistry educator at Hightree College, a tuition-based school at Berger, Lagos, said she was upbeat about her child’s accomplishment.
The Chemistry graduate said her child had dependably appeared in his training and as a result missed a few classes in primary school.
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“He began school right on time at two years in addition to on the grounds that I was serving when I had him. He went to Philthel Primary School, Akoka. The school was claimed by a teacher educating at the University of Lagos. Be that as it may, the lady is late at this point.
“In primary school, he was brilliant so he was advanced twice that was the reason he is 14 years in SS3,” she said.
Mrs. Ezeunala educated of a grant offered by Gregory University, Uturu, Abia State, from this journalist.
Whenever inquired as to whether she would enable the kid to go, she said it would be talked about as a family. She said the family was not light enough to manage the cost of private college charges if the offer was not a full grant. She said her better half was a resigned staff of the dead NITEL where he filled in as an expert and had encountered hard karma in his endeavors at running organizations.
She stated: “We are not so much wealthy and we can’t bear the cost of private college charges. On the off chance that it is a full grant, my feeling is ‘the reason not?’
The Uturu, Okigwe, Abia-based varsity, granted a grant to Ekene and Emmanuel Chidiebube 16, who scored 346.