Obinna, a brilliant boy has been celebrated for his excellent performance in WASSCE and JAMB.
Uchegbu Obinna John-Paul, the brilliant boy’s effort paid off as he smashed parallel A’s in his WAEC and scoring 331 in JAMB UTME.
Sharing his story in a chat with Legit.ng, his mentor, Amb Pope Savilo Godwyn said Obinna’s result didn’t come as a suprise to him.
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According to him, it was as a results of hardwork from the boy and his mentorship.
“The results were quite expected considering the times we’ve spent together assiduously working towards achieving those results
“He loves reading, he even got better than me because I love reading and I’m a prolific writer who always aim to gain knowledge.”
Obinna who is applying to study Medicine and Surgery in the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), started reading senior textbooks when he was in Junior school.
“Obinna reads a lot and ahead too, he started reading Biology textbooks for senior secondary school when he was in Jss 2. I could remember him turning his room door to blackboard where he teaches his imaginary friends Biology,
“He wakes up to read at night and is quite jovial too always wanting to know more,” his Mentor Soviola told Legit.ng.
Saviola, who doubles as an award-wining Sports Presenter said he took a responsibility to serve as a career mentor to him.
In his words: “I started mentoring him when he was in JSS 1 first by being his friend and brother and a trusted confidante. “Helping with his dad to day struggles as it’s not everything teenagers will discuss with their parents. I served as an academic tutor for him.
“I served as a career counselor to him, helping him to brainstorm career possibilities, define career goals and establish action plans to reach those goals. I was and still I’m always in his corner bolstering his self-esteem. Making sure he sees himself as a champion. Recognising and celebrating his successes and working on the failures
“I helped in making him a better leader by teaching him to relate to different kinds of people. Helped him develop strong communication skills so he can handle any situation.
“Always made sure he has data and airtime for research and study.”
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