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Meet The Winners Of The Omo Imagine Achieve Art Competition

The Grand Finale of the 2015 Omo Imagine and Achieve Creative Arts and Essay Writing Competition held in Lagos, Nigeria.

L-R: Brand Ambassador Omo, Funke Akindele; Brand Building Director, Unilever Nigeria, Mr David Okeme; Brand Ambassador Omo, Chioma Akpotha; winner of 1 million naira, from Army Children School, Abule Egba, Lagos, Imurang Salisu; Brand Ambassador Omo, Ali Nuhu and Category Manager Fab Cleaning, Unilever, Ibironke Ugbaja at the Omo Imagine and Achieve Competition grand finale in Lagos

L-R: Brand Ambassador Omo, Funke Akindele; Brand Building Director, Unilever Nigeria, Mr David Okeme; Brand Ambassador Omo, Chioma Akpotha; winner of 1 million naira, from Army Children School, Abule Egba, Lagos, Imurang Salisu; Brand Ambassador Omo, Ali Nuhu and Category Manager Fab Cleaning, Unilever, Ibironke Ugbaja at the Omo Imagine and Achieve Competition grand finale in Lagos

Omo, which is widely known as the fastest stain removing detergent in the market, wrapped up its creative initiative which commenced in February in grand style. The colorful and well-attended event featured the winners from the various State finals along with their winning entries and was graced by parents, teachers and dignitaries from the education sector, government and Industry.

L-R: Brand Ambassador Omo, Chioma Akpotha; third position and winner of 200 thousand naira, from De Brain Foundation School, Kaduna, Sunday Daniel and Mrs. Daniel (Mother) at the Omo Imagine and Achieve Competition grand finale in Lagos.

L-R: Brand Ambassador Omo, Chioma Akpotha; third position and winner of 200 thousand naira, from De Brain Foundation School, Kaduna, Sunday Daniel and Mrs. Daniel (Mother) at the Omo Imagine and Achieve Competition grand finale in Lagos.

Speaking at the event, Brand Building Director, Unilever Nigeria, David Okeme said that the Competition had served as a platform for thousands of School children to express their talent. “Omo is very proud that many more children, their parents and schools are getting onboard the Omo Imagine and Achieve Initiative and even several years after its inception, the level of creativity shown by the entrants has continued to amaze. Selecting the absolute best also wasn’t an easy feat as there were tons of great work and you could see the effort the kids put in.”, he said.

The highlight of the Finale was the announcement of the winners with twelve-year-old Imurang Salisu of Army Children School, Abule Egba, Lagos taking the grand prize of N1, 000,000 in bursaries in the Creative Arts category. First Runner-up, Clementina Emmanuel of De Brain Foundation School in Kaduna State smiled home with a bursary of N500, 000 while Sunday Daniel of Mafah Education Centre, Benin in Edo State rounded off the top three and was rewarded with a N200, 000 bursary.

L-R: Category Manager Fab Cleaning, Unilever, Ibironke Ugbaja second position and winner of 500 thousand naira, from Mafah Education Centre, Benin, Clementina Emmanuel and Brand Ambassador Omo, Ali Nuhu at the Omo Imagine and Achieve Competition grand finale in Lagos.

L-R: Category Manager Fab Cleaning, Unilever, Ibironke Ugbaja second position and winner of 500 thousand naira, from Mafah Education Centre, Benin, Clementina Emmanuel and Brand Ambassador Omo, Ali Nuhu at the Omo Imagine and Achieve Competition grand finale in Lagos.

Also receiving his prize was the Lagos State winner in the Essay Writing category, Adedeji Adesida of the Corona School in Gbagada.

Meanwhile, Category Manager for Fabrics Cleaning, Unilever Nigeria, Ibironke Ugbaja declared the Initiative a resounding success and an affirmation that Unilever’s continued investment in empowering the Nigerian Child was already yielding brilliant results. “The growing popularity of the Omo Imagine and Achieve Initiative justifies all the energy the Brand puts into discovering and nurturing young talent in the country and from what I have seen and heard throughout the period of the competition, I feel confident that the nation’s future is burning brighter than ever”, she said.

L-R: Brand Ambassador Omo, Chioma Akpotha; third position and  winner of 200 thousand naira from De Brain Foundation School, Kaduna, Sunday Daniel and Assistant Category Manager Fab Cleaning, Unilever Nigeria, Adetayo Adesokan at the Omo Imagine and Achieve Competition grand finale in Lagos.

L-R: Brand Ambassador Omo, Chioma Akpotha; third position and
winner of 200 thousand naira from De Brain Foundation School, Kaduna, Sunday Daniel and Assistant Category Manager Fab Cleaning, Unilever Nigeria, Adetayo Adesokan at the Omo Imagine and Achieve Competition grand finale in Lagos.

This year’s competition had been tagged “Unleash Your Potential” and its central theme was on the future careers of the school children.

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