As part of efforts to change the narrative of the community, the Ikorodu-Oga Development Association has flagged off its maiden writing competition, opening up entries to writers around the world.
It stated that the writing genre is Play Writing and the theme must be Ikorodu centered.
In a statement, it stated that the total prize money is N500,000 with the winner to get 300,000 with a play performance contract, and the two runners-up getting hundred thousand naira each.
The statement reads in part, “The competition is open to writers from all over the world provided you will be a minimum of 18years by 31st of December 2022.
“For this year, writers are free to explore any positive theme of their choice. The only requirement is that such theme must be Ikorodu centred for the entry to qualify for evaluation. Entries not received via the internet at https://www.ikoroduoga.com.ng/ikorodu-litrary-initiative/ automatically stands disqualified.
“The total prize money for the 2022 IKODASS Play Writing Competition is five hundred thousand naira alongside a contract and play performance contract. Visit www.ikoroduoga.com.ng for full information on the competition.”
The association stated that the competition is open for entries from July 7 to September 30th.