Mmesoma Ejikeme Has Been Granted A Multi-Million Naira Scholarship By The Bitcoin Chief
Mmesoma Ejikeme Has Been Granted A Multi-Million Naira Scholarship By The Bitcoin Chief

Gaius Chibueze, an Igbo businessman and philanthropist widely recognized as Bitcoin Chief, has made a significant announcement regarding the educational funding of Miss Mmesoma Ejikeme. In a generous gesture, both Gaius Chibueze and his company have taken on the responsibility of financing Miss Mmesoma Ejikeme’s education up to the Master’s degree level.

Initially, Miss Mmesoma Ejikeme gained considerable attention and admiration from Nigerians after claiming to have achieved the highest score of 362 in the 2023 UTME (Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination). Chief Innocent Chukwuma, the founder of Innoson Vehicle Motors, honored her with a 3-million Naira scholarship as a result.

However, the situation took an unfortunate turn when JAMB (Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board) issued a disclaimer, disassociating itself from her result. JAMB accused the Nnewi native of forgery and threatened to withdraw her original score of 249, along with a three-year ban from participating in the UTME.

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This turn of events did not sit well with many Nigerians, who expressed their solidarity with Mmesoma on social media. Some accused JAMB of engaging in a politically motivated witch-hunt against the Igbo ethnic group. However, it should be noted that the current holder of the title is also of Igbo descent and from the same state as Mmesoma, making these claims difficult to substantiate.

Many Nigerians believe that the discrepancies in the results were a result of JAMB’s general incompetence in carrying out their duties, and they perceive Ms. Ejikeme as being used as a scapegoat to cover up for their mistakes, particularly since statewide result discrepancies were a recurring trend during the UTME.

Amidst the heated discussions, Gaius Chibueze, also known as Bitcoin Chief, an American-based businessman, and philanthropist, took to Twitter to share the uplifting news. He announced that his company would fully support Ms. Mmesoma’s educational journey up to the Master’s degree level.

Nigerians have since celebrated this remarkable act of kindness, rallying behind Mmesoma, who had expressed distress over the severe forgery allegations brought against her by the admission authorities.


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