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Success: Unilorin Computer Science Student Wins UNESCO Contest!

The latest report reaching us here reveals that A 200-Level Computer Science student of the University of Ilorin, (Unilorin) Mr John Usman, has won the grand prize at a UNESCO contest, tagged “Pathways to a Culture of Peace”.

A Deputy Director in the University, Mr Kunle Akogun, made this known to newsmen on Monday, 3rd February, 2014. The contest, which took place in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, was organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, (UNESCO).

Mr Kunle said that the contest was conducted on the 3rd of December, 2013 and Usman’s winning entry was a graphic design titled “The Nigeria of my Dream”.

“The contest, jointly organized by UNESCO, Saudi Arabian Ministry of Education and the King Abdulaziz National Centre for Dialogue, brought together youths from over 30 countries,” he said.

Mr Akogun noted that the event was a gathering of positive-minded youth leaders from around the globe, who were impacting on their societies.

Nigeria’s got talent!
Congratulations to Mr John Usman for making Nigerians Proud.
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