Students To Win N1m, N500,000 Others In 2019 Literary Essays And Debate Competition

LAGOS NVEMBER 3RD (NEWSRANGERS)-Group under he aegis of Degree And Career (LEADS) launch literacy essay and debate competition 2019.

The competition is an MOD group initiative in partnership with IELTS Test Centre aimed at promoting proper usage of the English Language among Nigerian Secondary School students.

A statement made available to NewsRangers advised applicants  to write an essay on the  topic: “Holistic Education: The Solution to Nigerias Socio-economic Challenges” , adding that the essay should be between 500 and 1000 words.

The statement said application portal  is open for entry from 18th November, 2019 to December 20, 2019 after which second round of the competition would be announced.

Speaking about the competition, the Director of Operations at MOD Group, Mr. Faruk  Oyebanji  said,  “this is one of the many projects the organisation is using to support the industry and help students find their career path”.

Also, at the event Claudia Nwankwo, Consultant Project Manager for LEAD 2020, commended MOD group for its visionary approach to in promoting writing culture while imploring parents and schools to encourage students to participate.

“All second round qualifiers get gifts, while one outstanding entry from each of the six geopolitical zones across the country would advance to the final round where cash prizes of N2m, N1m naira and N500 thousand naira would be awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd positions.

 “The grand finale event of the competition will takes place in March 2020, in Lagos, while other finalists receive cash gifts of one hundred and fifty thousand naira.  Schools

 of the six finalists would get 10% of the amount won by their representing student. The competition is open to all secondary students across the country. Students and brands wishing to take part in the competition are to visit www.degreesandcareers.info/lead for more information on how to apply.

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