A female student, Ezinne Okeke, in the department of Mass Communication, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu University (COOU), received yam, beans and pawpaw as an award for being the most creative student in her department in 2108.
She was given 18 cups of beans, pawpaw and one yam tuber as prize for the award, including a certificate of excellence. She led a team that produced an outstanding poster on a fruit juice brand which was selected as the best by a number of judges who assessed a creative advert competition involving 150 students.
Okeke was the creative concept originator in her team, making her outstanding amongst others. Okeke was honoured with 21 other students who distinguished themselves in the creative advert competition.
The award was organised by massmediang.com, an online news platform that celebrates excellence in communication education especially among students.
Certificates were presented to the awardees by the President of Students Union Government (SUG) of the institution, Comrade Benneth Udochukwu.
Comrade Udochukwu expressed delight at the fact that students were being honoured by their lecturer for doing well in class.