Martin Chukwunonso Nwofia, student of Chukwuemeka Odumegbu Ojukwu University (COOU) has won the 2021 Pharmanews PANSite of the Year Online Poll.
Nwofia came first in the very keen digital contest with a total of 4,099 votes, to defeat other contestants of Emelda Ezugwu (UNIZIK) with 2,482 votes; Gaji Abubakar (UNIMAID) 1,971 votes; Akpus Adigizi Ilya (UNIJOS) with 442 votes; Azeez Yusuff Olanrewaju (UI) who polled 139 votes and Jeremiah Tyokosu (UNIJOS) with 73 votes.
The Online Poll which commenced on 15 April 2021 ended Friday, 7 May 2021 at noon, with Nwofia emerging the lucky winner.
Congratulating the winner for his success at the poll and other contestants for their efforts, the Publisher of Pharmanews, Sir Ifeanyi Atueyi will be presenting the award plaque and cheque to Nwofia on a date to be announced later.
The Pharmanews boss also encouraged other candidates who could not make it this time to continue advancing the course of public health in their various domains, with the hope to emerge winners in the future.
Recall Pharmanewonline.com commenced the Online Poll for Pharmacy students in April 2019, which saw Yusuf Hassan Wada, a student of Usmanu Danfodiyo University as the winner.
Other contestants who participated in the maiden edition of the poll were: Kenneth B. David; Christy Alagbe; Adebisi Yusuff Adebayo; Melody Okereke; and Jesujoba Ojelabi.
The second edition of the contest, held in June 2020 was won by Izukanne Emembolu, a female student of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Akwa, in Anambra State, with other candidates as Victor Osundele, Yusuf Babatunde, Joan Kuyet Solomon and Aminu Muhammed Bello.