9-year-old Utibe-Abasi Ita Eyo, of Odukpani L.G.A., Cross River State, happens to be just a few months older than the youngest speller at this year’s challenge. He is a Grade 4 pupil at Christian Montessori Nur./Pri. School, Nepa line, Uyo.
“I want to be an Engineer” says Utibe-Abasi.
He loves reading and is occupied with farming at his spare time.