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Heirs Insurance Group, the fastest-growing insurance group in Nigeria invites applications from Junior Secondary School Students (JSS) in the third edition of its Heirs Insurance Essay Championship.

All junior secondary school students across the country in JSS1 – JSS3 who are interested in applying for the essay competition are expected to write a 500-word essay titled ‘If I Could Invent Something New’, and submit it through the link provided by the organisers.

Ifesinachi Okpagu, the chief marketing officer of Heirs Insurance Group, speaking at the commencement of the 2024 edition of the essay championship, said; “We are excited to review all the brilliant ideas and inspiring stories that will emerge from this year’s competition.

“The last two editions were a resounding success, with last year’s winner, Kentimfon Ndanyongmong from Akwa Ibom State earning recognition from his state governor.

“We look forward to celebrating the outstanding achievements of our young children and contributing to their academic growth.”

The competition which is on its third edition was formerly called Heirs Life Essay Championship, and it promises to be the biggest yet.

According to the statement from the organisers of the championship, this year’s edition promises exceptional prizes and scholarships for the finalists.

“The winning student will receive an N5 million scholarship, and their school will receive an additional N1 million grant, as a reward for academic excellence and community support.

“The first and second runners-up will also receive a N2million and N1million scholarship respectively, in addition to being invited for an all-expense paid trip to the iconic Transcorp Hilton, where the final presentation will take place,” the statement reads.

The nationwide competition, aimed at fostering creativity, critical thinking, and writing skills among young Nigerian students, promises to be the most exciting and rewarding yet.

The submission period is from May 27 to July 7, 2024, and entries will be judged based on originality, depth of analysis, clarity of expression, and adherence to competition guidelines.

Schools and parents are urged to encourage their students and children respectively, to apply.

All essays will be graded by distinguished judges, comprising educators, industry experts, and literary figures. The judging process will be thorough and transparent, ensuring that only the most deserving essays are selected.

The winners will be announced on the Heirs Insurance website and social media platforms in August 2024.

Heirs Insurance Group is the insurance arm of Heirs Holdings, the leading pan-African investment company, with investments across 24 countries and four continents, founded and led by Tony Elumelu.

With a rapidly expanding retail footprint and an Omni channel digital presence, Heirs Insurance Group, comprising Heirs General Insurance Limited, Heirs Life Assurance Limited and Heirs Insurance Brokers, serves both corporate and individual customers across Nigeria.

Heirs Insurance Group is championing financial inclusion and leading the digital insurance play in Nigeria, demonstrating its mission to democratise access to insurance.

As part of its unique proposition, the group rolled out digital and mobile channels to simplify access to insurance and make insurance accessible to everyone.

The essay competition application link is; www.heirsinsurancegroup.com/essay