Five Years After, Teenager Breaks UTME Record,Scores 99 In Maths, 337 Overall

A 15-year-old student of Bishop Otubelu Juniorate, Enugu State, Lotanna Azuokeke has broken the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) record with a total of 337 marks out of 400 Marks and scored 99 marks in Mathematics in the 2023 examinations.

PLATFORM TIMES recalls that Chidera Obi five years ago scored 329 marks to emerge overall best.

The current champion who scored eight marks more to break the record is a native of Ọba in Idemmili South LGA of Anambra State.

Media Adviser to Bishop of the Diocese of Nike (Anglican Communion), the Founder of the school, Dr Chiwuike Uba, said Azụokeke scored 88 marks in Chemistry, 86 in Physics, and 64 in the English Language.

He said: “ Azụokeke broke record set by Chidera Obi who scored 329 marks to emerge overall best, five years ago.

“Report shows that Azuokeke applied to study Electrical/Electronics Engineering at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.”

PLATFORM TIMES gathered that no fewer than 1,586,765 candidates sat the exam across its 708 CBT centres in 105 examination towns in the country.

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