UBA Foundation to award 1m naira to essay competition winner


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UBA Foundation, the corporate social duty arm of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, will grant the champ of 2017 version of its National Essay Competition with one million naira instructive concede to think about in any African college of his or her decision.

At a press dispatch of the UBA Foundation National Essay Competition at the UBA Head Office in Lagos, on Tuesday, Bola Atta, Group Head, I Marketing and Corporate Communications and the MD/CEO, UBA Foundation, reported the second and third prizes are N750,000 and N500,000 instructive concedes separately, while other nine finalists would be given a tablet each.

Atta clarified that the contest is opened to Senior Secondary School understudies in state funded schools in the nation, noticing that 2017 release of the exposition consummation will concentrate on inventive written work.

She said that understudies are relied upon to compose a paper, of not more than 700 words, on any innovation of decision, taking note of that passages closes on 27 October.

She additionally clarified that the contest was a piece of the Foundation’s drive to advance inventive and scientific deduction in senior auxiliary understudies in Nigeria and an off-shoot of the Foundation’s Read Africa activity, which advances perusing society among understudies through the perusing and free dissemination of Africa abstract works of art in optional schools.