No fewer than 229 teenagers nationwide have registered for this year’s Indomie
Independence Day Award (IIDA) which is billed to hold later this year.
Giving the breakdown of the 229 inspiring and heroic stories received, Dufil Prima Foods explained that majority of the contestants came from the South East geo-political zone with 55 entries; followed by South-West region with 53, 50 from the South-South, 30 from the North-West, 29 from North-East and 12 entries from the North-Central.
With these entries, the company declared that it had ended the searching process for year 2016 while the ball is set to roll for the award programme which will finally produce three winners.
Brand Manager of Indomie Instant noodles, Mr. Amber Yadav noted that the progress report that was received from the search team since the commencement of the hunt three months ago had once again proven that Nigerian kids exhibit several outstanding and heroic acts on a daily basis worth being announced and rewarded.
Dufil Prima Foods Group Public Relations and Events Manager, Mr. Tope Ashiwaju expressed delight on the heroic acts exhibited by the kids who had just been discovered.
“This year’s edition of the IIDA which is the 9th in a row, promises to be the best so far as the quality of entries received no doubt shows that Dufil Prima Foods was on track when it kicked-off the IIDA 9years ago”.
He noted that this year’s edition of IIDA which was supported by DAAR Communications had been reformed to fit the newly created three categories – physical bravery, social bravery and Intellectual bravery so as to reward more kids. Hence, three winners will be going home with N1million worth of scholarship each in the 2016 award.