This afternoon, Governor Adegboyega Oyetola presented cash prizes to winners of the Essay Competition organised by the State Government of Osun in commemoration of the 60th Independence Anniversary of Nigeria.
The topic of the essay competition was ‘Moving Ahead Post- Coronavirus Pandemic, Impacts and Prospects on the Economy,’ and winners of the competition are:
Abosede Oyinlola Samson, a 500 level Chemical Engineering student of Obafemi Awolowo Univeristy, OAU, Ile Ife, who hails from Boluwaduro local government of Osun. For emerging winner, he went home with a brand new laptop, cash prize of N250,000, a plot of land and roster airtel.
Adewuyi Stella Jesuloluwa, a 400 level Law student from Adeleke University, Ede, emerged runners up. She is from Orolu Local Government area of Osun and got a brand new Laptop, cash prize of N150,000, Samsung J6 Phone and Airtel mi-fi.
Adelu Sheriff Olamide, a 400 level Civil Engineering student of Obafemi Awolowo Univeristy, Ile Ife who hails from Osogbo Local Government area of Osun came third in the essay competition, and went home with a Tablet, cash prize of N100,000, Samsung J6 Phone and Imose BamII Phone.
Note: The essay competition received a total of 756 entries from 40 participating higher institutions across the country. The entries were submitted by 268 females, 414 males and 74 other entries without traceable information.