AFAS Press Editor-in-Chief Emerges First Runner-up in the Annual Fisayo Soyombo Inter- Varsity Essay Competition


Lawal Maruf

The newly appointed Editor-in Chief of the Association of Faculty of Arts Students’ Press, Olanshile Ogunrinu, has emerged as the first runner-up in the 6th edition of FisayoSoyombo inter-university essay competition.

The competition is sponsored by Mr Fisayo Soyombo, the founder of Foundation of Investigative Journalism (FIJ), who has once served as the UCJ UI President.

The announcement was made on Saturday, 4th of May2024, at the award and dinner ceremony of the Union of Campus Journalist , University of Ibadan.

Out of the 336 entries received from university students across Nigeria, Olanshile’s entry made it to the 23 essays reviewed by the US journalist, Joshua Sharpe and Ukrainian Journalist, Luliia Mendel, before finally picking the three winners.

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