Oyetola presents plot of land, cash, laptops, other devices to winners of Independence essay contest


As part of the low-key celebration of the 60th birthday, Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State presented cash prizes to winners of the Essay Competition organised by the State Government.

The programme, which was held at the Government House in Osogbo, had in attendance top government functionaries across the state.

Insightmedia has reported that twenty participants were shortlisted out of over seven hundred submissions received.

The topic of the essay competition is ‘Moving Ahead Post- Coronavirus Pandemic, Inpacts and Prospects on the Economy,’ and winners of the competition are:

First Position:

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.

2nd Position

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.

3rd Position

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.


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