UNILORIN Accounting student wins 2021 CITN Tax Quiz contest

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Lawal Oluwaseun, a 100-level student the Department Accounting, (UNILORIN), has won the 2021 Chartered Institute Taxation Nigeria (CITN) Annual Tax Quiz .

The UNILORIN Bulletin released Tuesday indicated that Oluwaseun beat four other contestants to win the contest, whose round held Kaduna May 21st.

Among those he beat were a 400-level Accounting student from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, a 400-level Taxation student from Nasarawa University, a HND II student Taxation from Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, and a HND II student Accounting from .

“Oluwaseun defeated a of 176 students across the country to win this year’s where he presented with a trophy.

“He also received a cash prize of N300,000, 11 taxation text books, and two desktop computers, one of which is to be presented to the school,” the Bulletin said.

Presenting his trophy to Dr. Khadijat Yahya, Head of Department of Accounting the institution, Oluwaseun described the as challenging.

According to him, he previously participated 2020 against 200 contestants and reached the shortlist of 12 participants.

He explained that he, however, stepped down for a fellow UNILORIN student due to geographical , but had the zeal to excel this year and that made it easy for him.

In her reaction, Yahya described the student as a shining ambassador of the department and the institution, observing that another student of the department, Odusanya Gabriel, also won the competition in 2020.

The Head of Department advised other students to learn beyond the classroom, add value to themselves, work extra hard to conquer challenges and excel in all their endeavors.