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13-year-old Nigerian boy in Junior secondary school who wrote JAMB for fun passes, scores 282 in the examination

A 13-year-old Nigerian boy, Ahmed Muhammed who is presently in Junior secondary school wrote the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination for fun and passed with a remarkable 282 over 400 grade.

Ahmed Muhammed, a young boy from Zamfara in Nigeria who is currently in his second year in secondary school wrote the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination popularly known as JAMB, and scored an excellent grade.

Ahmed’s teacher, Mukaila AbdulRazaq who is one of his coaches at Dagama Extra Mural Classes shared his achievement on his Facebook praising the teenage boy for his excellent performance despite his academic level and his young age adding that he was just in Primary 1, five years ago.

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”Meet Ahmad Muhammad(Yaro as he is popularly called), An indigene of Bukuyum Zamfara state, A student of Dagama Extra mural Classes, 13years old, In primary 1 just last 5 years, fast forward, he wrote UTME this year for fun and scored 282. Congratulations to him,” Mukaila said.

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Mukaila stated that Ahmed was able to achieve the feat because he maintained his array of academic excellence from a young age and was promoted severally.

He mentioned that in 2019, Ahmed was given a double promotion to basic 3, and in 2020, the young boy also earned another double promotion in basic three moving him to basic 5 at the age of 10.

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Mukaila further mentioned that Ahmed wrote the Common Entrance examination for admission into secondary school in 2021. He said the young genius started Physics class when he enrolled for his first year in secondary school (Jss1).



In 2023, Ahmed proceeded to Junior secondary school second year and was done with special science class after he left school completely for intensive classes. Starting in 2024, he joined the Joint Admission Matriculation Board examination training and sat for the exam.

Another of Ahmed’s teachers also mentioned that in the last 5 years, the young prodigy has finished the whole of further mathematics in six months, and finished mathematics textbooks in both junior and senior schools 1 to 3 in a year.

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He said that Ahmed also competed in the junior Olympiad and finished second among all the participants from the 36 states in Nigeria.

Mukaila mentioned that Ahmed will be writing another Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) next year, as the 2024 one was just for fun. He also added that Ahmed will take the Standardized Test (SAT) examination in the next two years.



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