Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his wife, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu with other senior government officials which include Tokunko Wahab. Commissioner for Environment were guests of Her Majesty Queen Camilla at the Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2023 Award Ceremony, a celebration of 140 years of championing the voices of youth, literacy, and creativity across the Commonwealth.
This year, Lagos State’s participation and support saw a remarkable surge in entries to a record-breaking 34,924 from 50 Commonwealth countries; a testament to our commitment to nurturing creativity and expression in our youth.
Governor Sanwo-Olu who took to his social media handles wrote of his participation at the ceremony:
“Speaking at the event, I emphasized the paramount importance of literacy and empowering young minds. Grateful to the Royal Commonwealth Society and Her Majesty for their acknowledgement and looking forward to celebrating the winners’ incredible achievements.”