Ahead of Nigeria @ 60, the diamond independence anniversary of the giant of Africa, the Nigerian Federal Government has a announced the commencement of a creativity challenge for the celebration
The inclusive National Independence Celebration program will see to it that the thematic and creative aspects of the 60th anniversary are designed by Nigerians for the nation.According to the Coordinator of the Programme, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Isa Pantami, the challenge will include slogans, poems, and photographs that best embodies the theme ‘Together As One’. The best concepts from each category of the challenge will be selected by a mixture of several assessment criteria including a jury.
Adding that the the top three finalists will present their work to President Mohammadu Buhari and same will be used in celebrating Nigeria @ 60, Isa Pantami noted that the winners will also receive cash prizes, in addition to being part of the epoch-making event and their creatives will be used till the end of 2021.“On October 1, Nigeria will be celebrating its diamond jubilee as it turns 60 years. It is a day that reminds every citizen about the dawn of the nation we call our country, a diverse nation with resilient and hardworking people. Nigerians have gone far and wide, impacting their communities and the world at large and as the saying goes, we are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided. The Federal Government uses this opportunity to celebrate our strength as one indivisible country.” Read also: The Laziness Of Nigerian Youths Is Caused By Unemployment – AY Comedian
“The Federal Government is also providing opportunity for Nigerians to choose their brand and harness the power of our creative minds to create other elements that will form the brand of the anniversary. The winners will also receive prizes, in addition to being part of this epoch-making event. As the country eagerly awaits the unveiling of the winning brand and other elements of the celebration, we look forward to the active participation of all”, he said.