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Nasara James Dabo, a 13-year-old Nigerian has been revealed to possess an IQ that ranks among the top 1% globally.

The teenage genius hails from Southern Kaduna, in Kaduna state.

Mr Shehu Sani, a former lawmaker from Kaduna State who shared her story on his Twitter handle on Thursday, January 11, described Nasara as a motivation to young people.

He wrote, “Meet the Nigerian girl, Nasara James Dabo, a 13-year-old prodigy from Southern Kaduna State with an IQ that sits amongst the top 1% globally.

“At the International Mathematical Olympiad, she solved 34 math problems in just 172 seconds, (an average of 5 secs per question) winning a gold medal in the junior category.

“Nasara, who is a student at Ideal College International in Kaduna, outshone 150 competitors worldwide, securing a total score of 145. Along with the gold medal, Nasara earned the Olympiad champion title in the prestigious competition that gathers participants from over 100 countries.”

“Shortly after her IMO victory, Nasara took the Mensa IQ test and aced it under strict supervision. Her IQ score of 150 puts her in the top 1% globally among Mensa applicants.

“Additionally, Nasara recently bagged a LIMCA Award for memorizing a whopping 673 binary numbers in less than 9 minutes at the Memory Championship by Mind Sports Olympiad.

“After bringing great honor to her community, Nasara, who dreams of becoming a doctor, has been offered a scholarship by the Kaduna State government to cover her secondary and university education expenses.

“Nasara is such a motivation for young people,” he wrote.

In 2023, at the International Mathematical Olympiad, she solved 34 math problems in just 172 seconds, winning a gold medal in the junior category.

Nasara, who is a student at Ideal College International in Kaduna, outshone 150 competitors worldwide, securing a total score of 145. Along with the gold medal, Nasara earned the Olympiad champion title in the prestigious competition that gathers participants from over 100 countries.

Shortly after her IMO victory, Nasara took the Mensa IQ test and aced it under strict supervision. Her IQ score of 150 puts her in the top 1% globally among Mensa applicants.

She bagged a LIMCA Award for memorizing a whopping 673 binary numbers in less than 9 minutes at the Memory Championship by Mind Sports Olympiad.

Nasara has been offered a scholarship by the Kaduna State government to cover her secondary and university education expenses.

 

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