SystemSpecs Revs up Activities for Children’s Day Essay Competition
As part of preparations for the 2022 edition of its Children’s Day essay contest, information technology company, SystemSpecs has announced the panel of judges for the competition to carry out careful assessment of the process.
The Judges as announced by the organisation included Chief Operating Officer of Fintech Association of Nigeria, Dr. Babatunde Obrimah; Frontline senior software engineer, Mercy Olayemi; Jumoke Lawoyin, Techpreneur and Chief Executive Officer at Lucy.ng; and Special Adviser to Anambra State Government on Information Technology, Chukwuemeka Fred Agbata Jnr.
The organisation unveilled the judges shortly after it announced closure of entries for the competition.
Speaking, SystemSpecs’ Group Head in charge of Corporate Services, Oluwasegun Adesanya, stated that appointment of judges for the exercise was to ensure that merit is enshrined and also that top entries get their places.
He said, “ Following the judging parameters and processes, we are convinced that top entries would give Nigeria, and indeed the rest of Africa and the world, some of the brightest and most original ideas on how the educational sector can be transformed, leveraging technology”.
Other judges appointed to the evaluation panel were award-winning journalist and media trainer, Wale Fatade; Social entrepreneur and founder of Edusko, Jide Awogbusi; and Payment and Tech Expert, Dewale Otolorin, – all returning judges.
Adesanya added that the judges were entrusted with the responsibility of evaluating and selecting winning entries in the junior and senior categories of the annual competition.
“They have the responsibility of bringing to national consciousness and recommending implementation options of the bright ideas espoused by participants from across the country.”
He informed that winners of the competition will be announced May 27, 2022.