Tolulope Olukokun, Bilkisu Graba-Dallo and Adejoke Lasisi have been rewarded by Sweden and Eleven Eleven Twelve Foundation at the 2020 African Green Award Boot Camp.
The Africa Green Grant is an initiative to promote the sustainability of the environment by supporting African youth in the designing and implementation of their ideas. The Awards are for young innovators in Africa and it seeks to encourage them and spur more youths to action.
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Kene Ilochonwu, a legal counsel with Parkland Corporation has emerged as the first Black bencher elected to the Law Society of Alberta in its 113-year-history.
The law society board is made up of 24 members, known as benchers. Twenty are lawyers, elected by the profession, and four are members of the public, appointed by the minister of justice.
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14-year-old Eshiet Abasiekeme of Bright Stars Model Secondary School, Akwa Ibom state has emerged the overall winner of the 2020 edition of the UBA Foundation National Essay Competition.
Eshiet Abasiekeme received an educational grant of ₦2.5 million to study in any African university of her choice. She will also be supported throughout her educational career and beyond with constant mentoring by the UBA Foundation.
The second prize was awarded to 14-year-old Mofuluwake Adesanya of Spring Forte-Lead College Lagos State, who won a ₦2,000,000 educational grant, whilst the third prize of ₦1,500,000 went to Abdulganiyy Habeeba, 16 years old. Abdulganiyy attends the International School, University of Lagos.
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