UTME 2019: Lagos Celebrates JAMB Best-Scoring Candidate
The Permanent Secretary of the Lagos State Ministry of Education, Mrs Adebunmi Adekanye, has congratulated Master Ezeunala Ekene Franklin, an SS3 pupil of Meiran Community Secondary School, Meiran, for making the best score in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) 2019.
Concise News reports that Franklin, 15 scored 347 in the examination. A breakdown of the result showed
Mrs Adekanye says a number of public school pupils did very well in the 2019 UTME – like Ihejeamatu Anthony of Festac Senior Grammar School who scored 327; AbdulLateef Adeyemi of Government Senior College, Ajara (295) and Tadese Fafai and AbdulWaheed Adegbite both of Abibat Mogaji Millennium Secondary School, Agege (291 and 271). The Permanent Secretary praises Franklin and others who had made Lagos and Nigeria proud locally and internationally. Adekanye says their performance would encourage the government to do more in making the school environment conducive for teaching and learning and continue organizing inter-school competitions in places such as the state quiz/debate and current affairs.