SystemSpecs the owners of Remita has called for applications to its 2021 Children’s Day Essay Competition.
The provider of Remita, Paylink and HumanManager made this known recently.
Themed “Building a more secure Nigeria using technology”, entries are to be submitted through the competition portal.
Eligibility for participation
- The competition is open to children who school and live in Nigeria.
- The children must not be less than nine years and not older than 16 by Wednesday, May 26, 2021.
- Entries must be participants’ original ideas written in English, and endorsed by an accredited school official, parent or legal guardian.
Categories of participation
- Junior category (9-12 years) – maximum of 1000 words
- Senior category (13-16 years) – maximum of 1500 words
Speaking on the coming essay competition, Deremi Atanda, Executive Director, SystemSpecs, said:
“It is our belief that a solid technology foundation is necessary for any nation to compete and thrive in contemporary times.
The competition’s objective is, therefore, to stimulate and encourage young Nigerians to become more technologically aware, so they can intuitively consider technology as a natural response to addressing everyday challenges around them,”
The first winners of the competition will receive a laptop, a headphone, monthly 10 gigabyte Internet data for one year, branded travel suite case, a unique keepsake hoodie, a thermal flask and school bag.
Second place winners would also get a laptop, a headphone, monthly five gigabyte Internet data for one year, a trendy hoodie, a thermal flask and a school bag.
The third-place winners in each category would respectively receive a high-performance tablet, a headphone, a branded hoodie, a thermal flask and school bag while top 10 Honour Roll winners in each category would also be handsomely rewarded and certified.
Similarly, the school that produces the top winning participants in junior and senior categories would be rewarded with 10 and 15 high-capacity personal computers respectively.
“The SystemSpecs Children’s Day Essay Competition is another expression of SystemSpecs’ Corporate Social Responsibility which has over the past couple of years been focused on raising a new generation of tech-enabled Nigerians to lead the country to become one where the benefits of technology easily becomes an everyday reality,” Atanda added.
The application deadline is Friday, April 23, 2021.
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