The Ministry of Communication and Digital Economy together with the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) have rolled out the red carpet in celebration of a momentous occasion: the 5th Identity Day. Under the illuminating theme “Identity Concerns All, and It Is for All,” this year’s festivity beckons all budding writers, poets, and artists across the Federation to step forward and showcase their talents.
|🎉 Event||Identity Day 2023 Competition by NIMC|
|📚 Categories||Essay writing, poetry, artwork|
|🎯 Themes||“The Importance of Identity to Me, You and All” or “What Identity Means to Me”|
|✍️ Word/Page Limits||Primary: ≤250 words; Secondary: ≤1000 words; Tertiary: ≤2000 words; Poetry: ≤1 page; Art: A4/A3 sizes|
|📧 Submission Emailsemail@example.com (for essays & poetry)|
|🏢 Art Submission Locations||NIMC offices in 9 specified regions (e.g., North Central: Minna, Niger State)|
|📅 Deadline||4:00PM, Friday 18th August, 2023|
|❌ Exclusions||NIMC staff and their family members cannot participate|
It’s a golden opportunity to delve deep and explore the profound theme: “The Importance of Identity to Me, You and All” or “What Identity Means to Me”. Whether you’re into weaving words, spinning poetic verses, or capturing imagination on canvas, there’s a spot just for you.
For the Essay Aficionados:
- Primary School: Let your ideas flow, but keep it tight within 250 words.
- Secondary School: Dive a bit deeper, but cap it at 1000 words.
- Tertiary: Go all out with your thoughts, but don’t exceed 2000 words.
- Keep your piece concise, ensuring it fits neatly within a single page, irrespective of your educational level.
Pour your creativity on either an A4 or A3 canvas.
How to Submit Your Masterpiece?
Essays & Poetry: Shoot them over via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Artwork: This deserves a special touch! Submit your creations in person or via a representative at your nearest NIMC office:
- North Central
- Location: No 1 Habibu Shuaibu Road
- Landmark: Off Federal Secretariat Complex
- City/State: Minna, Niger State
- North East
- Location: Buba Shongo Quarters
- Landmark: Opposite CBN, Ashaka Road
- City/State: Gombe, Gombe State
- North West
- Location: No 1 Bayajida Road
- Landmark: Off Yahaya Road, Behind Federal Training Center
- City/State: Malali, Kaduna State
- South East
- Location: Nigerian Immigration Service
- Landmark: Enugu State Command, Enugu-Abakaliki Expressway
- City/State: Enugu, Enugu State
- South South
- Location: No 238 Aba Road
- City/State: Portharcourt, Rivers State
- South West
- Location: Beside Adegoke House
- Landmark: Iyana Express, New Garage
- City/State: Ibadan, Oyo State
- Kano State
- Location: Taludu by FCE Junction
- Landmark: BUK Road
- City/State: Kano, Kano State
- Lagos State
- Location: Plot 1B, Obafemi Awolowo Way
- City/State: Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos State
- Federal Capital Territory (FCT)
- Location: The National Identity Management Commission
- Address: 11 Sokode Crescent, off Dalaba Street
- City/State: Wuse Zone 5, Abuja
- North Central
Hurry, the countdown is on! All entries must be in by 4:00 PM on Friday, 18th August 2023.
Got queries? The NIMC team is eager to assist. Simply drop a line at email@example.com.
A gentle reminder to the NIMC family: Staff and their beloved family members are kindly requested to cheer from the sidelines, as they’re exempt from participating in this competition.
Celebrate identity, celebrate you! Dive into the intricacies of what makes us unique and united. It’s more than a competition; it’s a reflection of who we are. So, ready to leave your mark?
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