According to media reports, a screen shot of an award letter to the best graduating student department of Crop Production, Ekiti State University in the has emerged online.
According to the letter, the best graduating student in Crop Production Faculty of Agricultural Sciences simply identified as UWAGWU has been awarded the Prof. M.A Faluyi’s Prize Award of Two Thousand Naira (₦2000).
This has attracted reactions from Nigerians. Many see the prize money as a mockery to educatiion and does not in any way motivate students to be the best they can be in their academics.
Below are some of the reactions from Nigerians who reacted to this
“Nigerians don’t appreciate brains that’s why we have those recycled people up there.”
“And some people are doing nothing in an isolated house for 3months and the winner will be given 45millon naira…..Well,am not surprised…”
“Way to go! 2k for being the best and 40m for doing absolutely nothing.”