Rising Star Writing Competition: Ifunanya Vivian Ojialor receives her award
- Miss Ojialor poses with her award; then with Mr. Ike Ezugwu
Ifunanya Vivian Ojialor of Jeed Trinity School Okota –Lagos, has received her Certificate of Award and prize as Honourable Mention winner at the maiden edition of Rising Star Writing Competition on June 3, 2016. The award and prizes were presented to her by the Project Director of the competition, Mr. Ike Ezugwu, managing Director/CEO of Vuvuzela Communications Limited, Lagos. Miss Ojialor received a Certificate of Award, a Bluegate UPS and a novel.
- With her proud mum.
Present to celebrate with her were: her mum, her cousins and friends, neighbours and well wishers. During the presentation ceremony, Mr. Ezugwu congratulated her and urged her to even do better in the future. He also used the opportunity to encourage other children around to be serious with their studies, especially on Literacy.
The maiden edition of The Rising Star Writing Competition was flagged off on December 3, 2015 in Lagos. The award is an annual event organized by The Writers Corner in collaboration with Vuvuzela Communications Limited to help develop children’s creative thinking and writing skills while rewarding the winning entries with various prizes. The entries, which were in two categories (Primary and Secondary) were either a poem or a short story exploring the theme “Our Troubled Planet” with 200 and 500 word -limit for a poem and short story respectively. The competition was sponsored by Greenlife Pharmaceuticals with support from Tripplesea Group, the owners/marketers of Bluegate Electronics in Nigeria. The books were donated by Chelis Bookazine.