- A 15-year-old student, Adeoba Adedayo James, who scored 340 in UTME, said he studied and prayed hard for the exam
- The 15-year-old revealed that he also watched the interviews of those who scored high in the exams to motivate himself
- With an outstanding GCE result that has 4 A's and 5 B's, the smart Nigerian boy said he was still in SS 3
A brilliant Nigerian student, Adeoba Adedayo James, who is only 15 years old, has emerged victorious in his 2023 UTME (Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination) with a 340 aggregate score.
The smart student scored 93 in mathematics and 90 in physics. He had 96 and 61 in chemistry and English language, respectively.
Adedayo practised CBT questions
In a conversation with Legit.ng's Joseph Omotayo, Adedayo said he gave his full time to reading during the preparation for his UTME exam.
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In his words:
"I read mostly in the midnight and practiced a lot of cbt past questions coupled with the lamlad series. I also watched interviews of people who also got very high scores on youtube to motivate me."
The brilliant student also valued the place of prayer in his success. He said he prayed a lot. The 15-year-old, who is still in SS 3, said he cleared his GCE result with 4 A's and 5 B's.
Smart girl scores 330
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a Nigerian man, Pius Ike, in a Facebook post, shared the result of a young Nigerian girl, Victoria Olisa, who passed her 2023 UTME with flying colours.
Victoria had 86 in Biology and Chemistry. For Physics and English, she scored 88 and 70, respectively. Pius revealed that the smart student would love to study medicine. Her choice of institution is the University of Nigeria Nsukka. The Delta girl thanked God for the great result she had achieved.
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Student scored 158 in 2023 UTME
In similar news, a short TikTok video shared by @chancemix_1 captured the moment a young man tried to check his result in the presence of his mates by using his phone.
The first time the man tried, the system could not process it on time. His mates told him to try it again. With bated breath, the man input the command for a JAMB result request and waited. A glimpse of the result page showed he had an aggregate score of 158.