Girl Who Scored 9As in 2023 WASSCE Suddenly Dies After Getting Scholarship to Study Software Engineering in UK


A girl who scored 9As in her West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) has reportedly passed away.

The young girl, Chinecherem Promise Ibeh, was from Umunneochi local government area of Abia state.

Photos of a Chinecherem Promise Ibeh.

Chinecherem, who was just 15, performed excellently well in the 2023 WAECexamination.

After scoring 9As in WAEC, the girl also got a full scholarship to study software engineering in the United Kingdom.

Girl allegedly poisoned after scoring 9As in WAEC

People who posted the story on Facebook alleged that Chinecherem was poisoned, but this was not independently confirmed.

One of those who posted the story is Ofoke Bright Ikenna. He wrote:

“An exceptionally brilliant girl child from Abia state has been k1LLed by her stepmother out of jealousy and envy. The stepmother has since confessed that she poisoned her to death.

“Chinecherem got 9As in Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (SSCE) and subsequently won a scholarship to study Software Engineering at a UK university. May her soul rest in peace.”

Others who posted Chinecherem’s burial arrangement also told the same story. The burial arrangement signed by Sunday Ibeh described Chinecherem’s death as a painful one, but it did not explain how she died.

People who saw the story confessed that it broke their hearts.

Reactions as Nigerian girl dies after scoring 9As in WAEC

Esther Ify wrote:

“Too bad. May her soul rest in peace Amen.”

Decency Chibest commented:

“So sad. May her soul rest in the bosom of the Lord.”

OgbagaLawrence Blessing Obumneme reacted:

“What a wicked world. May her soul rest in peace.”

Adline Akam Alo Eunice said:

“That is the result of polygamous home. Good things has never come out of it.”

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