14-year-old becomes MTN one-day CEO
14-year-old Kate Ene-David who won the MTN Teenage Spelling Bee will on Wednesday become the One-day Chief Executive Officer of the multi-million naira company.
A statement by the telecommunications firm on Monday explained that Ene-David, a resident of Nasarawa, earned her place as the One-Day CEO of MTN when she emerged as the winner of the 2022 MTN mPulse Spelling Bee Competition.
She contested against 19 other top finalists and won the top spot when she spelt the word ‘acquiesce.’
The statement added that the young CEO would be received at the firm’s headquarters by the Chief Human Resources Officer, Esther Akinnukawe, saying, she would take a tour of MTN Nigeria’s corporate head office.
It read, “In addition to her role as one-day CEO, the SS2 student of Intimacy with Christ School received a N2.5m scholarship grant, a laptop and a Smartphone.
“Her English teacher and school were also presented with a N350, 000 grant and state-of-the-art ICT devices respectively. All the 19 finalists also won exciting prizes with the first and second runners-up walking away with scholarships grants and other gifts.”
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