A senior secondary school student of Ejigbo Baptist High School in Osun State, Paul Ayoola, has emerged the overall winner of a Spelling Bee Competition organised by RAI Global Trust Foundation in Ede town.
The competition held among secondary schools from four local government areas of the state, namely Ejigbo local government, Ede South local government, Ede North local government, and Egbedore local government.
The event was seen as a promotion of scholarship with a reward system by the president/founder of RAI Global Trust Foundation, Dr. Richard Adekola Idowu, being a pace setter and philanthropist.
The winner, Paul Ayoola’s victory earned him a sum of N150,000.00 prize from the Foundation.
Reacting, Paul expressed appreciation to God for giving him the grace to emerge the winner of the competition, while urging fellow students to always prepare for such challenge.
He acknowledged the contributions of his principal, vice principal, management and staff of his school, Ejigbo Baptist High School, for their unrelenting effort in bringing out the best in every student of the school even as he prayed for their success in their own individual endeavours.
Also, in an interview, Paul’s father, Mr. Ayoola Kayode Albert, who is a teacher himself, expressed his gratitude to the leadership of RAI Global Trust Foundation, as well as other members for their quest to promote education in the area.