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15 -year -old scores 99/100 in Mathematics

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Fifteen -year-old Lotanna Azuokeke of Bishop Otubelu Juniorate School, Ekulu in Enugu State who sat for the just-concluded Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, has reportedly scored 99 marks in Mathematics. 

Dr. Chiwuike Uba, Media Adviser to the Bishop of the Diocese of Nike (Anglican Communion), the Founder of the school said Azuokeke, a native of Ọba in the Idemili South LGA of Anambra State, scored a total of 337 marks in the examination.

He said the lad got 88 marks in Chemistry, 86 in Physics, and 64 in the English Language.

“Azụokeke broke record set by Chidera Obi who scored 329 marks to emerge overall best, five years ago”,  the statement read. 

Azuokeke applied to study Electrical/Electronics Engineering at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

Writing by Fany Olumoye, Editing by Annabel Nwachukwu