News Flash! Zaria Academy Qualifies for The Wole Soyinka International Cultural Essay Competition

Wole Soyinka

An SS1 student of Zaria Academy- Sa’id Iliyasu (Admission Number: 2877) has qualified from Kaduna State to compete along with 83 other students from across the country in the 2018 edition of The Wole Soyinka International Cultural Exchange Program essay competition (WSICE, 2018) scheduled for 12 – 15th July, 2018 in Abeokuta, Ogun State.

Sa’id’s poem on the national theme: ‘The Pursuit of Truth: Truth and The National Psyche’ was selected by the organisers (USA-based Global NewHaven in collaboration with Zmirage Multimedia Limited) to feature in the event- the ninth in the series which is also slated to mark the 84th birthday of the Nobel Laureate, Professor Oluwole Akinwande Soyinka.

It is also worthy of note that Sa’id Iliyasu is a science student with notable creative and artistic abilities.

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