FIVE bright Nigerian students have received the ultimate award for being the best gheir respective universities.
The Annual Reward Nigeria Award, hosted by Culbeat New concepts Limited at Four Point Sheraton Hotel, Lagos, was held in honour of five students who distinguished themselves as the best graduating students in their respective institutions across Nigeria.
Five of the universities graduates were rewarded with N50, 000 prices for their academic excellence. The awardees were; Umar Ningi, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Thompson Mba, University of Nigeria, Nsuka, (UNN), Ademola, University of Ibadan, (UI), Micheal Adeboye, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) and Ayodele Dada from University of Lagos, (UNILAG).
Speaking during the award ceremony, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan Managing Director First Bank Nigeria, who was the keynote speaker, advised the students to work harder and merit their brilliance in their future engagement. “You are celebrated now because of your academic excellence, but it will be a waste if at the end of it all, you cannot harness your intelligence to impact future. Nigeria needs your contribution to drive the country forward.”
Speaking at the award on behalf of the organizer, Mr. Kunle Akintayo expressed gratitude to God for another successful award despite challenges.