Thursday, October 11, 2012

Yakubu Gowon Foundation (YGF) Essay Competition for 2012 NYSC Members.

The Yakubu Gowon Foundation (YGF) is organizing its 2012 national essay competition for serving National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members.
The essay competition, which was part of the activities to commemorate the 78th birthday of the former Head of State, Dr Yakubu Gowon, would be organized in collaboration with the National Orientation Agency and NYSC directorate.
Essay Topic
 “Harnessing Our Diversity and Strength for National Development
1st prize:  N300,000
2nd Prize: N200,000 
3rd Prize:  N100,000
4th - 10th:  consolation prize of N50,000 each.
The best of all the essays in the national contest will be submitted for publication in some national dailies. It would also be featured on YGF Annuals and website.
Essay requirement
Essay must not be  less than 800 words and not more than 1500 words.
NOTE: The 2012 YGF Essay competition is yet to be published on the YGF website. However, it is expected to be posted soon. we will keep you up to date on subsequent developments.