Dr Eric Umeofia, Chief Executive Officer and President of Erisco Foods Limited, has announced a gift of cash of N2.5 million to Kamsiyochukwu Umeh, the top candidate in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.
Umeh, a student at Deeper Life High School in Mowe, Ogun State, obtained the highest UTME score of 360. She scored 99 points in Chemistry, 98 points in Mathematics, 97 points in Physics, and 66 points in English.
Umeofia awarded several cash rewards for the school’s administration, four subject teachers, and two other outstanding students.
While Pastor Eze Emmanuel, the school’s administrator, would get N200,000, each of the school’s Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, and English instructors would get N100,000 each.
Another student at the school, Andrew Imoukhuede, who scored 355, would get N100,000, while the student who came third in the school would get N50,000. Umeofia explained the rationale for the gift, saying it was to inspire others to excel in their studies.
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