Today, July 23, 2021, is the deadline for receiving entries for the 2021 edition of Citi FM’s The Literacy Challenge.
The competition, targeting Junior High School students across the country, requires students to submit an essay on the theme “As an aspiring presidential candidate, in not less than 600 words, write a convincing manifesto speech that is intended to fix the country and bring hope to political governance.”
Participants are to add their full contact details before dropping their essays at the front desk of Citi FM in Adabraka, Accra.
Alternatively, the essays can be mailed to; The Literacy Challenge, P.O. Box, GP 14123, Accra Central.
A team from Citi FM organising a roadshow in various schools to whip up the interest of students for the competition ended its tour on Monday, July 19, 2021.
The contest runs on three levels. Level one has to do with the students writing an essay on the stated topic
Level Two – Aptitude Test: At this level, the top 50 contestants from across Ghana will take part in a general knowledge aptitude test to make it to the next round. The number will be reduced to 10.
Level Three – Quiz Competition: At this level, the top 10 contestants shall compete for the grand prize of GHS10,000 in a classic quiz competition.
The Literacy Challenge is powered by 97.3 Citi FM, with support from Citi TV.
The 2021 edition of the Literacy Challenge is sponsored by SIC Insurance and the Vodafone Ghana Foundation as part of the Kindred Partners.