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An intelligent 16-year-old boy identified as Uchegbu Obinna John-Paul is being celebrated on social media by Nigerians following his stellar performances in his WAEC and JAMB exams.

Amb Saviola has revealed an interesting insight into the life of medicine and surgery hopeful. Imo OAP Amb Pope Saviola Godwyn has taken to social media to celebrate his 16-year-old mentee who aced the 2022 West African Examinations Council (WAEC) exams and Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) exams.

The wizkid named Uchegbu Obinna John-Paul from Imo state scored 9 A’s in WAEC and recorded 331 in JAMB.

Showering encomiums on his mentee, Saviola who shared his results and pictures on Facebook described Obinna as a brainiac and urged netizens to join in celebrating him.

Obinna turned his room into a blackboard In a chat with’s Victor Duru, Saviola said Obinna’s results were expected owing to the excellence the lad had demonstrated while under his tutelage and 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 aims to gain knowledge.” Singing the praises of the kid who hails from Mgbirichi in Ohaji Egbema, the radio personality recalled how he turned his room into a blackboard. “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 the 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.” Saviola added: “He’s very decisive about beating records in the family and beyond including that of his father who is a renowned bank auditor.” Saviola shares his mentorship journey with the brilliant lad According to the OAP, he started mentoring the kid right from his JSS 1. “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.” Saviola also shared the many other ways he helped the kid. “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


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