Gambian student shines in Nigeria essay competition
Monday, July 09, 2012
A Gambian student, Master Francis Aubee, has emerged in third position in the Kenneth Imansuangbon National Essay Competition, held on 26th May 2012.
The essay competition included junior and senior secondary schools all over the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The topic of the essay competition was: Discipline and Hard work, Not Destiny Determines Success in Life.
Aubee represented his school, Pace Setters’ College, in the national essay
competition in the senior category. He is presently in SS1 (Grade 10) of the
Pace Setters College. The award ceremony was held at the Nicon Luxury Hotel,
Abuja on Friday, 29th June 2012.
The award ceremony was witnessed by distinguished personalities from the public and private sectors, parents, awardees and graduating students for 2011/2012. Kenneth Imansuangbon, sponsor of the national essay competion and other eminent personalities in Nigeria presented the awards to the winners.
Aubee was a student of the Gambia Methodist Academy until 2009 when he relocated with his family to Abuja. He is the son of Ernest Aubee of the ECOWAS Commission in Abuja, Nigeria. He has dedicated the award to the people of The Gambia, especially to all his former teachers.
The essay competitions have been organised over the last couple of years with the objective of identifying young and future writers.
Author: Daily Observer