12-year-old wins spelling-bee competition in Lagos


A young child known as Boluwatife Tijani, 12, a trader’s daughter and a pupil of Araromi primary School Agege, on Wednesday emerged the winner in the 2015 spelling-bee competition in Lagos State.

Tijani, a primary six pupil, competed with 56 other contestants representing the 20 local government areas and the 37 local council development areas in the state in the competition held in Ikeja.