Tecno, a mobile technology company that develops and distributes mobile devices targeted at the youth population in Africa has rewarded Nigerian students across different universities with education scholarships worth N10 million, cash prizes of one million naira each, as well as pocket money for one year, internship opportunities, smartphones and other prizes in new campaigns.
Tecno awarded six people, one million naira each in its Light Up Your Dream campaign, and in the recent scholarship award during the 2019 AcadaFest, 20 students also became beneficiaries of scholarship worth 10 million Naira.
After weeks of undiluted fun, six finalists across campuses from different regions were chosen.
Asides performances from the six finalists, people were randomly picked from the audience at FCE Akoka, to showcase their talents and dancers, rappers and comedians came on stage to wow the crowd. These talented students got goody bags while the winner of the segment got a Tecno Spark 4 courtesy HiOS in partnership with Tecno.
Palmplay, who also partnered with Tecno, shinned its huge benevolence on Kareem Usman, a student from University of Ilorin after a segment that Palmplay sponsored. He was immediately presented with a letter of paid internship.
As a partner, Malta Guinness made sure that the audience had a non-stop flow of their delicious malt all through the party.
To judge their performances were; on air personality, Folu Storms, Tecno’s PR manager Jesse Oguntimehin, and Boomplay’s MD, Dele Kadiri.
Musician, Victor AD came on stage to entertain the students and Stephen Maiangwa, the freestyle rapper from ABU Zaria was announced winner of the competition.
He immediately went emotional and very excited as he realized that Tecno had just taken him to a huge milestone in his life.
To top off the fun filled night, Slimcase came on stage to thrill the crowd with his hit songs.
The smartphone brand says it will continue the provide for, and celebrate Nigerian youths, promising a lot more in 2020.