A 10-year old pupil of J. Day Spring School, FESTAC Town, Lagos, Oghale Akokota, has won the 2018 Unified Examination of the Association of Formidable Education Development (AFED).
AFED is made up of private schools charging low fees, with the aim of providing affordable and quality education for all.
The schools charge between N9,000 and N25,000 per session.
Miss Akokota, a primary six pupil, emerged winner in the six educational districts, while Barbara Mezeh, also of J. Day Spring School, came second.
The winners of the first and second positions received N50,000 and N30,000 respectively, while other winners got consolation prizes.
In her remarks, Ifejola Dada, the AFED President, said the association would continue to promote excellence and reward hard work to improve the quality of education.
Mrs Dada commended the winners for their doggedness and dedication to their studies, while urging others to emulate them.
She said the unified examination was conceived to create competition and improve education in the low fees schools.
Mrs Dada said the association would focus on achieving the 2018 strategic plans to provide platform for all Nigerian children to be in schools.
Other winners include Oluwaseun Ilori, Dockland Nursery and primary school, Shomolu, fourth position; while Raimot Salami, Drunet School, Mainland, won the fifth position.
Also, Rosemary Olumuyiwa, the Proprietress, J. Day Spring, FESTAC, Lagos, won the 2018 Most Outstanding Proprietress in AFED.