UBA Shortlist 12 Finalist For 2020 National Essay Competitions

UBA Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has finally announced the 12 finalists in the 2020 edition of its annual National Essay Competition in Nigeria 

The National Essay Competition, targeted at senior secondary students in Nigeria is organized annually, as part of UBA Foundation’s education initiative which is aimed at promoting the reading culture and encouraging healthy and intellectual competition amongst secondary school students in Nigeria and across Africa.

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The Essay Competiton which is for only Senior School students (Students of SS1 – SS3) have gotten 12 finalists. 

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Meet the Finalists

The following students are the finalists;

  1. Habeebah Abdulganiyy – International School, University of Lagos – Age 14
  2. Tamarapreyepreye Diamaro – Eyes of the Future School – Age 16
  3. Enobong Flourish David – Federal Government Girls College – Age 15
  4. Abasiekeme Eshiet – Bright Stars Model Secondary Schools – Age 14
  5. Ehibor Favour – District Senior College Meiran – Age 15
  6. Mofoluwake Adesanya – Spring Forte-Lead College -Age 15
  7. Light E.C. Chukwuma – Our Lady of Fatima College – Age 16
  8. Marilyn Anya Ibem – Topfaith International School – Age 14
  9. Melvin-Damian Uchenna Ozoke – Federal Government Academy – Age 16
  10. Regina Ugochukwu Nwabueze – De-Young Comprehensive College – Age 14
  11. Stephen Godsgrant Uzezi – Jakande Comprehensive Senior College – Age 15
  12. Emenugha Hannah Amarachi – Starville School – Age 14

Next Stage

  • Following the shortlisting, a second round of competition will involve the 12 finalists who will write a second supervised essay from which the three best Essays would be awarded the winner of the year 


  • The first prize for the UBA National Essay Competition is a N2.5 million educational grant,
  • The second Prize is N2 million educational grants.
  • The third prizes is N1.5 million educational grants

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