Professor Isaac Folorunso Adewole Essay Competition


The Office of the National Director of Health, National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) presents the Professor Isaac Folorunso Adewole Essay Competition. The topic of the competition is tagged “If I were the Minister of Health”.


  • 1st position N250,000
  • 2nd position N150,000
  • 3rd position N100,000
  • Other consolation prizes to be won.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Participants should be students of Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Dentistry, Medical Laboratory Science, Radiography, Physiotherapy, Optometry, Physiology, Anatomy or any allied health science or technology course
  • Participants must be currently undergoing an undergraduate or a postgraduate study in any tertiary institution in Nigeria in any of the aforementioned courses.

Guides for Applicants

  • Write an essay in line with the theme “If I Were The Minister Of Health”.
  • Your essay should be between 1000-2000 words
  • Submit your entry including your name, school, registration number, email address and phone number in soft copy to these email addresses:
  • Submission of soft copy/hard copy of essay should be addressed and mailed or submitted in person to the office of the National Director of Health, NANS, c/o Office of Provost, College of Health Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnewi, Anambra State, Nigeria.
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4th December, 2017

Further Information

Contact the Secretary to the National Directorate of Health at NANS, Adebola Mercy Adeola via 07066969915 or read the poster below.

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