Sobechi Saviour Evans-Ibe of the University of Nigeria Nsukka, has emerged as the overall best in the 2019 ICAN essay competition. Similarly Chinecherem Divine Godwin also of the same university placed second while Olapeju Alice Ajala of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife came third.
The trio were given their prizes at the 49th annual accountants’ conference that held in Abuja last week. About 186 accounting students from ICAN-accredited tertiary educational institutions took part in the essay completion which has as its theme “ Reinvigorating the anti-corruption crusade for sustainable growth and development – the role of the youth”. The institute sponsors the annual essay competition as part of its strategic efforts to promote accounting education in Nigeria.