The federal government of Nigeria has promised several mouth-watering prizes to creative Nigerians in celebration of the country’s 60th-anniversary celebration.
The individuals have to create and submit slogans, photographs, and poems for Nigerians to mark the country’s 60th Anniversary to be able to benefit from the prizes.
Naija News reports Nigeria will be celebrating her 60th independence anniversary on Thursday, 1st October 2020, and in commemoration of the nation’s diamond jubilee celebration, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved an inclusive National Independence Celebration program in line with Covid-19 protocols and guidelines.
This was disclosed in a statement on Friday by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami who further disclosed that the theme of the celebration is “Together at 60.”
The press statement on Friday, stated: “As the saying goes, we are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.
“The Federal Government, therefore, wants to use this opportunity to celebrate our strength as one indivisible country. Also provide the opportunity for Nigerians to choose their brand and harness the power of our creative minds to create other elements that will form the Brand of the Anniversary.
“The Sub Committee of the Interministerial Committee came up with a challenge in which they are looking for talented, critical thinking and creative individuals or teams to produce the slogan, photograph, and a poem for Nigerians to mark the country’s 60th Anniversary, from 1st October 2020 to 30th December 2021.”
To vote for the best brand and participate in the challenge, interested Nigerians are to visit the challenge portal: https://nigeriaAt60.gov.ng.
Apart from prizes to be won, the best brand and concept will be presented to President Buhari while the creator will get the opportunity to participate in the main event.
“The winners will also receive prizes, in addition to being part of this epoch-making event.
As the country eagerly awaits the unveiling of the winning brand and other elements of the celebration, we look forward to the active participation of all,” he said.