The teenager, who got 7A1s in the 2019 West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), has died.
Chisom Chukwuneke, made straights A’s in the entrance exam and emerged the best student from her school, Graceland College in Enugu last year. She went on to win numerous academic awards in her school.
Chisom was reportedly sick and was already making a recovery before she died.
A photo of her when she sat on her hospital bed has been shared online.
Her obituary reveals she died on October 18 in a hospital in South Africa.
She will be buried on Tuesday, December 1, in Okpuno village, Umuogali, Oba, Idemili South Anambra state.