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Bureau of Public Enterprises Essay Competition 2019

The Bureau Of Public Enterprises (BPE) serves as the secretariat of the National Council on Privatization (NCP) and is charged with the overall responsibility of implementing the council's policies on privatization and commercialization

Bureau of Public Enterprises, the secretariat of the National Council on Privatisation as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility is organizing an essay writing competition for Federal and State Secondary Schools (Public & Private) Students in Nigeria.

The Objectives Of This Competition Are:

  1. To reach the younger generation with the privatization message;
  2. To inform the target audience of the importance and benefits of privatization to the growing economy;
  3. To ensure that the privatization policy is understood and appreciated adequately right from the primary stage of education.
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Aim and Benefits

  1. First prize N500,000.00 plus laptop;
  2. Second prize N350,000.00 plus laptop;
  3. Third N230, 000.00 plus laptop.

Note: The cash component of the prize will be paid to the child’s school to cover the child’s school fees.


Requirments for Scholarship secondary schools Qualification

  1. One essay submission per person
  2. Must be original, no plagiarism and not previously published.
  3. The language of entry is English.
  4. Students are expected to express themselves creatively and with clarity.
  5. Once an essay is submitted, it is considered final without any provision for modification

Interview date, Process and Venue

  1. Late submissions will be disqualified. The competition is open to all students from secondary schools - public and private in the country.
  2. Children and family relations of members of the National Council on Privatisation (NCP) and staff of Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) are excluded from this competition.

Application Deadline

August 30, 2019 .


How to apply

Interested students are to write on the following topic:

The Reasons for Government reforms and Privatisation of Public Enterprises

candidates should submit their Essay in a sealed envelope and clearly marked "BPE Privatisation Essay Competition" addressed to:
The Director General,
Bureau of Public Enterprises,
11 Osun Crescent, Maitama,
PMB 442, Abuja.
Attention:
 Amina Tukur Othman; Head, Public Communications Unit.

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