Check out young teenager who is allegedly the tallest boy in Nigeria, he is 15-year-old (photos)
A teenager identified as Fortune Ibe from Imo state, Nigeria is fast becoming popular because of his unusual height. 15-year-old Ibe stands at 6 feet 9.5 inches.
The teenager is believed to be the tallest 15-year-old in Nigeria. He reportedly stated that he grows an average of 5 inches every year and added that he would love to play for the NBA (National Basketball Association).
At the moment, he is a Mass Communication student of Covenant University, Sango Otta in Ogun state having graduated from secondary school at a very young age.
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He says his height makes people assume he’s way older than he actually is.
Ibe said: “Everywhere I go, people don’t believe my age at all, I always cause unnecessary attention. I am proud of my height. We are all extremely tall in my family. My mom is 6 foot 1 inch, my dad is 6 foot 5 inches.”
However, Ibe’s eldest brother who is 21-years-old is reportedly 7 feet tall, the second son who is 19-year-old is 6 feet 5 inches and the last son who is 11-year-old is already as tall as 5 feet 9 inches.