A second year Medical student of the Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma, Edo State Elizabeth Ezekiel, has emerged the winner of the Essay Competition organised by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA to commemorate the 2017 World Maritime Day Celebration.
Miss Ezekiel’s essay was adjudged the best out of 180 entries by an independent panel of judges on the topic “Connecting Ships, Ports and People” which is the theme for the 2017 celebration.
She was presented with a 500 thousand naira Education Grant, a laptop computer and a plaque by the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi in Lagos.
She was followed by David Adetula, a 200 level student of Dentistry and Dental Surgery of the University of Ibadan who came second and was presented with an Education Grant of 350 thousand naira, a laptop computer and a plaque by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Marine Transport, Ahmed Rufai Sani.
The second runner up was Habeebullah Asudemade, a first year law student of the University of Ibadan who went home with an Education Grant of 250 thousand naira a laptop computer and a plaque presented to him by the Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Maritime Safety, Education and Administration Mohammed Umaru Bago.