Press Release on 2019 NYSC Easy Competition

August 14, 2019

Bible Society organizes Essay Competition for Corps members

The Bible Society of Nigeria [BSN] has concluded plans for the seventh edition of its Annual Essay Competition/Symposium for members of National Youth Service Corps [NYSC] across the country.

Through this competition, BSN hopes to proffer solutions to the socio-economic and political challenges confronting the country using biblical and intellectual approaches. Topic for this year’s competition is: “True Federalism: A Catalyst for Returning Nigeria to the path of Sustainable Growth and Development.”

Six Youth Corps members, who won the written part of the competition held in June 2019, will defend their entries at the Symposium taking place at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Lagos on August 22, 2019. The programme will be chaired by Mr. Johnson Chukwu, the Group Managing Director/CEO of Cowry Asset Management Limited.

The overall winner of the competition will go home with a Laptop, a copy of the Bible and management books; the second position will receive an iPad, a copy of the Bible and management books, while the third position will receive a Galaxy Tablet, a copy of the Bible and Management books. There are also consolation prizes for the other participants. Attendance is free.

The Bible Society of Nigeria is a not-for-profit interdenominational Christian organization that translates the Bible into Nigerian languages, publishes, distributes, raises funds for the Bible work and organizes life-transforming programmes. So far, it has the complete Bible in 26 Nigerian Languages, while the translation/revision is on-going in 11 Nigerian Languages.

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