- The Chief Executive Officer and President of Erisco Foods Limited, Dr Eric Umeofia, is set to reward Kamsiyochukwu Umeh for her excellence
- Dr Eric Umeofia has announced a cash reward of N2.5 million for Umeh, who smashed JAMB with a score of 360
- Umeh, a student of Deeper Life High School, Mowe scored 99 in Chemistry, 98 in Mathematics, 97 in Physics, and 66 in English
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Kamsiyochukwu Umeh, the girl who scored 360 in her JAMB UTME, is to receive a cash reward of N2.5 million.
The reward is coming from the Chief Executive Officer and President of Erisco Foods Limited, Dr Eric Umeofia.
The businessman made the announcement during an interview with Punch Newspaper.
This is coming after Kamsiyochukwu was declared the best JAMB candidate for the year 2023.
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The girl, who is a student of the Deeper Life High School, Mowe, performed extremely well in the nationwide exams.
Kamsiyochukwu Umeh's teachers to be rewarded too
A breakdown of her scores shows that she scored 99 in Chemistry, 98 in Mathematics, 97 in Physics, and 66 in English.
Apart from Kamsiyouckwu, Dr Eric Umeofia also announced rewards for the administrator of her school and her four teachers.
In an earlier interview, she had told of how she felt when she was told of her score:
"When it was announced that JAMB had released the result, I was in school and I went to meet my counsellor. I also called my parents to check for me. When I called them that day, my mum told me the result. My parents were excited. I particularly could not contain my joy. I wanted to shout at the top of my lungs; I was incredibly excited."
130 students of Deeper Life High school smash JAMB
Meanwhile, Legit.ng also reported that 130 students of Deeper Life High School scored 300 and above in their JAMB-UTME.
The school specially celebrated the students in a Facebook post that went viral and attracted the attention of Nigerians.
Many people said the performance of the students was a testament to the academic discipline in the school.