A student of the University of Ilorin, Alao Idris Ibrahim, has emerged the 2nd runner-up in the 2013 edition of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) Essay Competition. Alao, who is a 300L Law student, a university scholar and
president of the Union of Campus Journalists at Unilorin, has earlier won the essay contest organized by Naija
Writers' Coach (an online resource) in April 2013.
Alao, a third year Law student and president of the Union of Campus Journalists at Unilorin emerged the second runner-up in the essay competition.
Alao emerged the third prize winner alongside Wright Damilola (the 1st prize winner) and Uzoigwe Chimezie (the 1st runner-up) of the University of Lagos and University of Benin respectively. The competition featured 107 entrants who are undergraduates from various Nigerian tertiary institutions, out of which 7 entrants were invited for the essay defence earlier in September.
A student of the University of Ilorin, Alao Idris Ibrahim, is among the winners of the competition which featured 107 undergraduates of various tertiary institutions, out of which seven entrants were invited for the essay defence earlier in September.
The topic of the essay was 'Youth empowerment and development drive: An invaluable step to secure Nigeria's future prosperity'. The drive for a topic like this was borne out of the urgent need to harness the potential in the youth for development.
The Institute has the vision of being the foremost people management Institute in Africa respected across the world. Her main objective is to ensure continuous professional development of their members and stakeholders contributions to enhance human capital development in
The youth population in developing countries is a once in a lifetime opportunity for the country to develop locally led economies, set pace for industrialization and secure a prosperous future.
The award-winning writer expressed joy on breaking new ground. 'I feel highly elated that I emerged one of the winners of the 2013 CIPM Essay Competition,' He said. When asked how he attained the feat, he explained: 'Since last year's edition, I've made up my mind to enter the contest this year.
The competition has become a kind of birthright for UNILORIN students as two of the institution's students were also among the winners in the 2013 and 2012 editions.
The information about the 2013 edition got to me in early June when I had to go sleepless for several nights to prepare for my second semester exams. Intuitively, I couldn't work on the essay until after the exams.
The Institute hereby announces its 2016 Annual Essay Competition: an opportunity for interested undergraduates in the Nigerian Universities and Polytechnics to bring to fore, their abilities to carry out research on burning
issues in both Nigeria and global economy.
So while my colleagues were returning back home after a successful academic session, I waited behind to commence the 20 page work. I submitted my entry few days before the deadline in July. Then in August I was invited for the Essay Defence slated for 6th September and after the defence I was announced as the
Last year, Muhammed Abdullahi Tosin (a Unilorin student) also was among the winners of the competition. The Chartered Institute of Personnel Management is an institute of learning on human resources and personnel management.
Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria is the regulatory body chartered by Act 58 of 1992 to control the practice of Human Resources Management (HRM) of Nigeria.
It organizes essay competition on annual basis for undergraduates of Nigerian tertiary institutions.
L-R: The Director, Conrad Clark presenting the Award to Alao Idris Ibrahim (the 2nd runner-up winner) during the 45th Annual National Conference of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) held at the Abuja International Conference Centre between 18th-20th September, 2013.
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L-R: The Director, Conrad Clark Presenting The Award To Alao Idris Ibrahim (The 2nd Runner-Up Winner) During The 45th Annual National Conference Of The Chartered Institute Of Personnel Management (CIPM) Held At The Abuja International
Conference Centre Between 18th-20th September, 2013.
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