15-year-old Teenager Who Scored 347 In JAMB Reveals His Secret (Photo)

Ekene Franklin Ezeunala


15-year-old Ekene Franklin Ezeunala, who scored 347 to emerge the general finest within the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) focused 370 out of a doable 400 has revealed what helped him obtain the feat.


Based on TheNation, the SS3 pupil of Meiran Neighborhood Secondary College, Meiran, on the outskirts of  Lagos, is, nevertheless, pleased along with his mark.


He stated yesterday that he was shocked to be introduced the candidate with the best rating.


Ekene instructed The Nation: “I tried to make a good score while preparing for the examination.  The score I was targeting was 370.  I still feel happy that I still achieved a good result.”


{The teenager}, who will flip 15 Could 27, stated: “When I first heard I was the highest, I was a bit shocked.  But I became glad and happy.”


He attributed his feat to common participation in competitions oragnised by of Lagos State authorities.

“The competitions impacted positively on my preparation.  Some of the subjects I did I had done them in preparing for the competitions and met the same thing in the exams,” he stated.

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Ekene desires to check Chemical Engineering within the college – for the love of it and to influence the society.  He stated he was already engaged on some bio-fuel analysis to scale back carbon emissions in Nigeria.


“I want to study Chemical Engineering because I feel that chemistry and technology can impact the general public and society in various ways; and personally, I have a flair for chemistry,” he stated.


His mom, Mrs. Chinelo Ezeunala, a Chemistry instructor at Hightree Faculty, a personal college at Berger, Lagos, stated she was pleased about her son’s feat.


The Chemistry graduate stated her son had all the time proven brilliance in his training and because of this skipped some lessons in major college.


“He began college early at two years plus as a result of I used to be serving once I had him.  He attended Philthel Main College, Akoka.  The varsity was owned by a professor educating on the College of Lagos.  However the girl is late now.

“In primary school he was very bright so he was promoted twice that was why he is 14 years in SS3,” she stated.

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Mrs Ezeunala learnt of a scholarship provide by Gregory College, Uturu, Abia State, from this reporter.


When requested if she would permit the boy to go, she stated it might be mentioned as a household.  She stated the household was not buoyant sufficient to afford non-public college charges if the provide was not a full scholarship.  She stated her husband was a retired employees of the defunct NITEL the place he labored as a technician and had skilled arduous luck in his efforts at operating companies.


She stated: “We’re not very well off and we can’t afford non-public college charges.  Whether it is full scholarship, my opinion is ‘why not?’


The Uturu, Okigwe, Abia-based varsity, awarded scholarship to Ekene and Emmanuel Chidiebube 16, who scored 346.

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  1. Ogundare Taiwo


  2. this boy is a genius indeed…he tried…congrats

  3. Godswill Archibong

    Thanks for the wonderful and impressive update