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WAEC, Vatebra honor top public school students

WAEC, Vatebra honor top public school students

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) and Vatebra Limited have given awards to the best-performing public schools and public-school students at the WAEC examinations.

The WAEC/Vatebra Merit Award is an annual initiative aimed at recognising and encouraging outstanding academic performance among public school students.

Oluwole Aduloju, business head of examinations bodies for Vatebra Limited commended the recipients for not only achieving the remarkable academic success but praised them for exhibiting incontrovertible leadership qualities and a passion for learning that aligns with Vatebra’s values.

Ben Iyoha, the head brand and communications for Vatebra Limited promised that Vatebra Limited will continue to be part of this auspicious event as both a Corporate Social Responsibility initiative for the company and as a reward system for academic excellence in Nigeria’s public schools.

This year’s award ceremony took place at the annual meeting of the Nigeria National Council of the West African Examinations Council which held at the Taal Conference Center, Lafia Nasarawa state.

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The awards for this year’s edition were for the best public secondary school in the sciences (Biology, Chemistry, and Physics) which went to Pinn Margaret Secondary Commercial School, Calabar-South, Cross River State. The best overall public secondary school in all subjects which went to Girls’ Secondary School, Ede-Enu, Ede-Oballa, Nsukka Enugu State.

The best overall candidate in public secondary schools (Male) was awarded to Oyediran Felix Akinloye of Command Science Secondary School, Saki, Oyo State; while the best overall candidate in public secondary schools (Female) went to Mgbemele Blessing Amarachi of Government Science Secondary School, Pyakasa, Maitama, Abuja.

Both best overall candidates in Public secondary school male and female recipients of the WAEC/Vatebra Merit Award, who demonstrated exceptional dedication, perseverance, and intellectual prowess throughout their academic journey expressed joy and promised to use their cash prize money to further their education.