Ugo Ijeoma Ndianiefo, of the over 1,000 Nigerian youths drawn from 20 tertiary institutions across the country has emerged winner of the 2017 National Youth Oratory Contest with a star prizes of 1 million Naira and one week leadership training in South Africa.
The topic of the competition being: “Nigeria as entrepreneurial hub of Africa” which the orators argued for and against. Ugo Ijeoma Ndianiefo emerged first with 83.3 points, followed by Nwenyi Ogechi, Placid Martins, Eze nwakuba and Anidebe Collins.
The competition was held in Awka, Anambra State, and is organised by VIP-Hub Media anchors – Ekene, Chiagozie and Elochukwu Ezeumeanya, as a robust platform for youth interaction and constructive argument.
The star prizes won by Ugo Ijeoma Ndianiefo were donated by the Head, Department of Philosophy at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Rev. Father Prof. Bonachristus Uchenna Umeogu.