UBA Foundation Shortlists 12 Students for National Essay Competition Final



The list of senior secondary school pupils shortlisted for the final round of the UBA Foundation’s National Essay Competition, titled: “Is Social Media a safe place to make friends?”, has been released.
The 12 highest scoring candidates selected are: Orowale Promise, Baptist High School, Akwanga, Nasarawa State; Abidoye Adeola, Breakthrough Academy, Lagos;  Durueke Clinton, International School, University of Lagos, Lagos; Sunday Kenneth, Dority International Secondary School, Aba, Abia State; and Obi Daniel Chukwudi of  St. Thomas Secondary School, Kano, Kano State.
Others are:  Ogbonnaya Lydia, St. Louis Catholic Girls Secondary School, Ondo; Khadijah Akinleye, Crescent College, Lagos; Orji Ubachukwu, Dority International Secondary School, Aba; Doko Timilehin, CMS Grammar School, Lagos; Fabelurin Fehintoluwa, Maverick College, Ibadan, Oyo State; Zubie-Okolo Ganiru, Federal Government College, Enugu, Enugu State; and George Ekong, Nobles International School, Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State.
They were judged by four professors of English Language from different Nigerian universities.
The competition, which started in 2011, is aimed at providing a competitive platform to develop the intellectual and writing abilities of senior secondary school students in Nigeria.


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