Rev. Fr. Christian Anieke, the Vice-Chancellor of Godfrey Okoye University (GOU), Enugu, has offered a full scholarship to the overall best student in Mathematics in the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UMTE).
Anambra-born Lotanna Azuokeke has been offered a full scholarship to study at Godfrey Okoye College of Medicine.
Anieke made the announcement during the presentation of a car to the first male student to emerge “Vice Chancellor For One Day” of GUO on Friday in Enugu.
AllNews Nigeria reports that Azuokeke set a new record after he score 99 points in Mathematics in the recently concluded 2023 UTME organised by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
The 15-year-old who also scored 64 in English Language, 86 in Physics and 88 in Chemistry, scored a total of 337.
“The VC is offering this extraordinary student a full scholarship to study in our College of Medicine, and this is in line with my passion for education, and desire to empower young people and make them extraordinary," the VC said.
He added: “Watch our under 17 and 21, they can do marvellously well. Nigerian youths are not lazy, I believe in what they can do and GOU has given them face to show their strength."
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