ABU 200 Level Student Wins Brand New Car
Leading youth-centric telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria, has strengthened its bond with the Nigerian youth when it took its innovative youth-engagement programme, Cliqfest to the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) campus in Zaria, Kaduna State for the second time, last week.
While on the two-day campus activation, hundreds of students of the foremost institution welcomed the Cliqfest train to the school with enthusiasm. Cliqfest platform offered students of the University the opportunity to receive motivation talks and be entertained with a fusion of football, music performance, raffle draws and gifts’ presentation.
One of the highpoints of the Cliqfest activation was the emergence of Blessing Josiah, a 200-level female student of Business Administration as the star prize winner of a brand new Hyundai i10 car after her participation in a raffle draw. Several other students also received fantastic prizes such as mobile phones and laptops courtesy of Tecno Mobile.
An elated Blessing expressed gratitude to Etisalat for giving her the opportunity of a life time not just to win a car, but to be empowered for life after school through Cliqfest. “I will never forget this day for the rest of my life; it is like a dream”, she said.
Cliqfest which is powered by EasyCliq by Etisalat has as its theme for 2016, “Activate your Dreams”. On the first day of the two-part programme, motivational speaker and life coach, Niyi Adesanya, during a seminar charged the ABU students to be positive about life and to go on to fulfil their potentials.
The second day of Cliqfest witnessed a novelty match, musical concert, dance and rap competitions, and a raffle draw that provided opportunity for the students to relax, socialise and win various gifts.
Speaking on the Cliqfest tour of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Manager, Consumer Segment, Etisalat Nigeria, Debo Agun, expressed joy at the warm reception accorded the Cliqfest team by the school management and students. “We consider ABU home. Beyond bringing Cliqfest here, the Etisalat Telecommunications Engineering Postgraduate Programme (ETEPP), the first-of-kind telecommunications engineering course in the country, is located in ABU as part of our Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives which are built on three pillars: Education, Health and Environment” he said.