The annual oil and gas essay competition organised by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board was won by a undergraduate of the University of Benin, Edo State, identified as Mr. Kingsley Osamede, a second year student of the institution.
Osamede, a 200-level student of Medicine and Surgery at the university, was among the top five finalists in the competition.
The undergraduate was rewarded with a cash prize of N500,000, a laptop computer and a plaque.
He defeated Augustine Ekele, a 200-level student of Dentistry and Dental Surgery at UNIBEN; Victory Williams of the Federal University, Otuoke; Elizabeth Ezekiel, a student of Medicine and Surgery, Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma and Mayeroghene Obodoya of Delta State University, Abraka, to win the coveted award.
Source: ( Punch Newspaper )