The Sam Umukoro Interview has launched a campaign to reward students with the best “tweet”.
The website is running a book grant using micro blogging site Twitter to reach out to undergraduates in Nigerian Universities. Applicants should use no more than 140 characters to explain why they deserve the N100,000 book grant.
University undergraduates have until November 4, 2013 to enter the contest. The tweet should include the hashtag #SUIBookGrant.
According to Dr. Kolade Arogundade, Editorial Director of the website, “Sam Umukoro Interview is asking university undergraduates to tweet why they are deserving of the book grant. The grant illustrates Sam Umukoro Interview’s commitment to education and empowering youths through books”.
The winner will be announced November 7, 2013 and will receive up to N100,000 as book grant.
The objective of the Sam Umukoro Interview, www.samumukoro.com, is to tell the African story from a different perspective through exclusive interviews with Business/Political Leaders, Newsmakers and Celebrities from Africa. SUI also aims to address African issues in a positive and self-affirming manner.
Published in the United Kingdom, the website is solely for interviews. It is currently read in over 15 countries and still counting.