The overall best candidate in the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination, Favour Movel, has been granted scholarship for higher studies by the Federal and Plateau state governments.
It was reported that Movel, who is a 17-year-old student of Christian Royal College, Sabon Barki, Jos, scored A1 in all the nine subjects he did in the 2019 WASSCE.
The overall best who hails from Pankshin Local Government Area of Plateau State also scored 323 in JAMB exams.
According to Governor Simon Lalong, who received Movel, his parents, the proprietor and management of the school on Tuesday in Jos, announced that the Federal Government in association with Chinese Government had given (Movel) scholarship to study engineering.
“But I was told that you want to study medicine, I assure you that whatever you want I will do it.
“We have already secured you a scholarship with the Federal Government but if you don’t want it, Plateau will give you scholarship for what you want immediately,” he said.