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UNN medical student wins star prize at Etisalat-DigitalSENSE students’ essay contest

By News Express on 25/02/2017

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The management of DigitalSENSE Africa (DSA) Media Group, the organisers of Etisalat-DigitalSENSE students essay contest on Internet Governance for Development (IG4D), has named Odonoekuma Onyebuchi Ekuma as the star prize winner for the 2016 edition, which is on Season 2.

The Executive Director, Operations at DigitalSENSE Africa (DSA) Media Group, Nkemdilim Nweke, who disclosed this in Lagos, also stated that the 2016 theme was on ‘Internet Governance: Creating Opportunities for All Nigerians’ which saw Odonoekuma Onyebuchi Ekuma, a fourth-year medical student at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), Enugu State, emerge winner.

Also, she revealed that Henry Monday Oguns, a five-hundred level Petrochemical Engineering student of the University of Benin, Edo State, and Egwe Tochukwu Christopher, a fourth year Law student of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, taking the second and third positions, respectively.

Mrs. Nweke equally said that the finalists will in the coming week receive their prizes which include a Laptop, Tablet and smart phone with data for the trio.

She stressed that the essay competition was aimed at encouraging creativity and discourse on Internet Governance for Development (IG4D) by Nigerian youths, especially the students.

Mrs. Nweke explained that participating students were mostly between the ages of 18 and 30, pointing out that the competition sponsored by Etisalat Nigeria is organised by DigitalSENSE Africa Media, publishers of international award winning DigitalSENSE Business News, ITRealms and NaijaAgroNet; as part of the annual Nigeria DigitalSENSE Forum on IG4D and Nigeria IPv6 Roundtable.

The star prize winner, Odonoekuma, on getting the news declared, “I am very excited.
Winning the contest has made this year very awesome for me.”

Odonoekuma also advised Nigerian youths, saying that the Internet holds the key to virtually every progress in life, stressing that the Internet provides the connectivity that yields efficiencies to employment creation, healthcare delivery, economic development and indeed all sectors of life.

An elated first runner up, Henry Monday Ogun beckoned on youths in Nigeria to embrace opportunity as this being offered by Etisalat-DigitalSENSE Africa to diversify their limitless positivity through properly harnessing same, declaring, “The way forward is active participation.”

And for the second runner up, Egwe Tochukwu Christopher, the internet is a blessing to this generation hence, more than ever “we are connected to persons and opportunities to further our dreams and ambitions in life, and to create positive impact in the society.”

Nigerian Youths, Egwe said, should seize this rare opportunity to connect with those positive opportunities, persons, and communities to name a few, which will help in projecting their life’s aspirations.

Photo shows Odonoekuma Onyebuchi Ekuma, star prize winner, Etisalat-DigitalSENSE Students Essay Contest on Internet Governance for Development 2016

Source News Express

Posted 25/02/2017 8:23:08 PM

 

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