Ex Education Minister, Oby Ezekwesili Hails 16 Year Old, Who Emerged Best WAEC Candidate 2019

Former Nigeria’s Minister of Education, Dr. Obageli Ezekwesili, has hailed Miss Stephany Chizobam Ugboaja for emerging the best candidate from the West African Examination Council, Senior School Certificate examination of 2019.

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The 16 year old, who graduated from the Jesuit Memorial College, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, scored distinction in all subjects she sat for.

The subjects were: Further Mathematics, General Mathematics, English Language, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Civic Education, Economics and Data Processing.


Reacting, Dr. Ezekwesili said she was proud of Miss Ugboaja, who she described as a role model and an inspiration for educating to other young girls.

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“Chizobam Ugboaja who scored a perfect WASCE result is simply a queen! I am immensely proud of this young woman who is a role model and an inspiration for educating the #GirlChild. Her light shall surely shine brighter throughout her journey of life. Rooting for you all the way” She tweted.

Recall that WAEC had on July 26 released the results of candidates who participated in its 2019 May/June West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE).