ESSAY QUESTION: “During the COVID-19 Pandemic school closures, explain the interventions you wish you had implemented to make your life at home or your community more comfortable”
NEC is for senior secondary students as part of UBA Foundation’s CSR pillar focusing on education, just like its Read Africa Initiative which is aimed at promoting the reading culture and encouraging healthy and intellectual competition amongst secondary school students across Africa.
NEC is a UBA Foundation Initiative scheduled to be organised every year in countries where UBA has presence. This program has been running for the past 9 years in several countries. I am happy to note that UBA Sierra Leone is joining other UBA Group subsidiaries in Africa to launch the programme this year.
United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, is a leading pan-African financial services group headquartered in Nigeria. It is one of Africa's best and most resilient banking Groups with operations in 20 African countries and offices in three global financial centers: London, Paris and New York. UBA has more than fourteen million customers and over 1,000 business offices and customer touch points globally. UBA has been operating in Africa since 1949, referred to then as the British and French Bank Limited (BFB)It took over the assets and liabilities of BFB and was incorporated as a limited liability ... read more
First – Le 50million
Second – Le 30million
Third – Le 20million
Trophies for the 3 National Winners
Laptop plus Plaque/Certificate of Participation for all the 12 Finalists
Senior Secondary School pupils- visually impaired students are also encouraged to participate by submitting their Essays by braille
Applicant must submit their completed contact information (Name, Age, School, Address of school, Telephone Number of Parents and Guardian, Residential Address and Email Address).
Applicants must attach photocopies of their birth certificates and a passport picture.
Applicant should send scanned hand-written essay to [email protected] or WhatsApp to +23275142718
Applicants can also submit their hand-written essays at UBA branches across the country, and at MBSSE district offices nation-wide.
For more details, visit UBA Foundation website.