CADBURY Nigeria Plc has rewarded the top three winners in its maiden Bourn Factor Talent Hunt Competition.
The winners were unveiled at a media parley held at the head office of the Company in Lagos.
Mona School from Sapele, Delta State, won the grand prize of N3 million. Difference Academy from Ile Ife, Osun State, won N2 million for coming second, while Faith Heritage Gold Schools from Abeokuta, Ogun State, got N1 million as the third-place winner.
While unveiling the winners, the Managing Director, Mrs. Oyeyimika Adeboye said the Company holds in high esteem, efforts by the federal government to ensure youth development in Nigeria.
In this regard, she said Bournvita, as an iconic brand, is committed to supporting the government through initiatives like the Bourn Factor Talent Hunt.
In Picture, from left:- Akin Fajembimo; National Sales Manager Cadbury, Ologe Ogaga; Finance Director West Africa Cadbury, Oyeyimika Adeboye; Managing Director West Africa Cadbury, Ifeoma Chuks Adizue; Snr. Category Manager Cocoa Beverage West Africa, Frederick Mordi; Corporate Comms. & Govt. Affairs Manager.
“We are proud of where we are today and for me it is a start of a journey. In the near future, we hope to come up with more ideas that would connect with our consumers,” she said.
Speaking on behalf of the winners, the Head of Administration at Mona School, Mrs. Ejiro Akinyomi said the schools are happy to be associated with Bourn Factor because the competition afforded them an opportunity really dig deep to discover the talents in their wards.
“When our parent representative told us about the Bourn Factor competition, the school management considered the proposal and decided to give it a trial,” Akinyomi said. “We produced branded T-shirts for the children for the competition. Although some of our parents were skeptical about the process, we eventually engaged with the children to convince their parents. Today, we are the first prize winner and we are very glad.”
Source: Guardian Nigeria