We at PenAStory will like to thank all the contestants that made submissions for the PenAStory Love Contest 2016 edition. We understand that the task of creative writing can be quite daunting at times but we are glad that we received a good turn out of entries for the contest. It was with displeasure that we however had to disqualify some of the entries because they didn’t follow the guidelines that governed the contest. In all we were able to shortlist only seventeen (17) entries of the stories.
For the stories that were shortlisted, we made no editing on them so as not to give any contest unfair advantage over others and opened the online voting period for our readers to vote via our BBM Channel C00396EEB and Instagram via @pen_a_story. This was our way of getting the audience involved with the selection of winners. The online voting ended by midnight of February 29.
As we earlier stated, the final decision to select winners rest on the PenAStory Team members and it is with pleasure that we announce to you our three winners.
In third place is contestant #16 with contestant name being Vivian Okeke, you can read her entry clicking HERE
Coming in just before our winner is contestant #2 with contestant name being Adesina Oloruntorera Tamilore and you can read her entry by clicking HERE
We are pleased to inform the general reading public that the winner of the 2016 PenAStory Love Contest is contestant #13 with contestant name being Jegede Oluwakayode and you can read his entry by clicking HERE.
All winners will be contacted in order to forward them their cash prizes as we could no longer hold the luncheon we proposed as two of the winners are not in Lagos.
Once again we say thank you for being an ardent reader of PenAStory and do continue to read with us. We have many more future contests and you can follow or contact us via any of the following under-listed with our BBM Channel and email being the fastest way to reach us.
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