Group Splashes Dollars On Winners Of Southern Kaduna Essay Competition

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Senator Danjuma La'ah, representing Southern Kaduna


By; VICTOR DAZANG, Kaduna

Three winners who distinguished themselves in an essay competition aimed at fast tracking good governance in Southern Kaduna have been rewarded with $800 dollars by the National Chairman of Patriotic Alliance for Good Governance (PAGG), Dr. Stephen Patrick.


A 29-year old lawyer, Godwin Bello emerged overall winner and received $400 at the weekend in Kaduna.


Friday Kabirat, 32, who is a BSc holder finished as first runner-up and received $250, while second runner-up, 25-year old Kuliyak Usman, who holds a BA Sociology settled for $150 third prize.


The PAGG Essay Competition, titled, “Southern Kaduna Socio-Economic, Political Emancipation; The Road Map” received thousands of entries, which were assessed by an independent team comprising of university dons of Southern Kaduna extraction, that singled out the top three.

The overall winner, Godwin Bello after receiving his cash prize made available by the US based Dr. Patrick, thanked the group and vowed to use the money to influence good governance.


The chairman of the group, ably represented by its secretary, Mr. Yabo Christopher explained that the competition is aimed at setting agenda for the socioeconomic and political emancipation of Southern Kaduna, whom he lamented, have not benefitted much in terms of dividends of good governance since the inception of the present democratic dispensation.

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