Elijah Essien

Elijah Essien is 12 years old.

He comes across as simultaneously shy and confident. He lives with his mother and father. His father has been unemployed since 2000 but sometimes finds odd jobs as a gardener, while his mother works as a cleaner in a primary school. His two siblings have been sent to live with uncles outside of Lagos because their parents cannot provide food for all of them.

Elijah loves mathematics, but hasn’t decided yet whether he wants to be an engineer or an accountant. Elijah came second in our assessment of over 26 students and will be starting at Caleb international school this September, where Godspower is looking forward to meeting him and showing him the ropes.

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Fact File

Name

Elijah Essien

Age

12

Home Town

Lagos

School

Caleb International School

Term Results

English

A

Maths

A

Science

A

Business Studies

A

Computer Studies

A

Art

A

Religious Studies

A*

Social Studies

C