The Anambra State Ministry of Education says, the celebration of Nkechinyere Umeh by Anambra State Government, followed the declaration by JAMB that she scored the highest in the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations UTME.
The Commissioner for Education, Prof. Ngozi Chuma-Udeh stated that
the JAMB Registrar Prof. Ishaq Oloyede had disclosed in Abuja at the 2023 Policy Meeting for Tertiary Institutions, that Nkechinyere Umeh scored 360 marks to emerge the best.
Commissioner Chuma-Udeh further said that a certificate alledged to be fake was presented by Mmesoma Ejikeme, who was earlier paraded as the best in various social media platforms, stating that security agents are investigating the matter.
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Ministry of Education