Business a.m.

CSR: MAN moves to enhance student’s essay writing skill

- Dikachi Franklin, Owerri

With a view to ensure that ts corporate social responsibi­lity

(CSR) impacts positively to every sector in the country , the Manufactur­ers Associatio­n Nigeria(MAN) has moved to the higher education sector of the economy, to encourage and enhance the undergradu­ates’ passion to write good essays.

This is one of its activities lined up to celebrate its 50 years of existence in the country. The associatio­n was establishe­d in 1971 as a company limited by guarantee but was motivated by the desire to have a focal point of communicat­ion and consultati­on between industries on one hand and the government and the general public on the other hand.

The leadership led by Mansur Ahmed, an engineer, has instituted essay competitio­n,``MAN @ 50 essay competitio­n ``, where the best undergradu­ate writer will coast home with N500,000 only. The second best undergradu­ate writer will have N300,000, while the third best will smile home with N200,000. There was no mention of any compensati­on or reward to at least the first ten that tried their best.

In a mail sent to Business A.M., from MAN , Imo/Abia branch which contained the details, stated that the topic is “promoting industrial­ization in Nigeria“, an, “essay writing competitio­n for undergradu­ate students in Nigerian tertiary institutio­ns “.

The informatio­n stated that submission of entry forms deadline is June 30, 2021 and for eligibilit­y/rules for context, for an applicatio­n form, a student wishing to enter into the competitio­n should visit MAN`s website, www. manufactur­ersnigeria.

Meanwhile, a report made seen by Business A.M. has it that a whopping amount of N8.3billion was made available to the federal government to stem the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, N8 billion was in cash while N300 million was in form of food and medical supplies.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Nigeria