Ezinne Okeke, the Best Creative Advertising student, Department of Mass Communication, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu University in Anambra, southern Nigeria, has been awarded a tuber of yam.
Miss Okeke, who achieved the feat in the 2018 session, was also handed a pawpaw and 18 cups of beans.
The student was given the award for leading her team to produce a poster for a fruit juice brand in a creative advert competition that involved 150 students.
Mass Media Ng, the organizers of the award, that also gave Miss Okeke a certificate, noted that the gesture was to celebrate academic excellence and communication education.
Speaking on the development, President of the Students’ Union Government (SUG) of the institution, Benneth Udochukwu, expressed delight at the development.
The SUG President said the gesture would go a long way in inspiring academic excellence.