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Mentorship: Seven Enugu youths head to US for scholarship studies




Following the latest mentorship programme unveiled by the administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State by the State Scholarship and Schooling Loans Board (ESSELB), admissions and scholarships have been secured with full funding for seven youths of the state into a few of the greatest universities in america of America (USA).

Presenting the beneficiaries to Gov. Ugwuanyi on the Authorities Home, Enugu, Dr. Kelechi Ugwuanyi, on behalf of the Council of Mentors, Enugu State Scholarship and Schooling Loans Board, disclosed that the seven profitable candidates within the pilot work are scheduled to start their research in america of America in August 2021.

Dr. Ugwuanyi defined that three candidates, Nnamdi Christian Okey, Raphael O. Ogbodo and Uchechukwu Grace Akporere (Nee Ugboka) secured admissions and scholarships to check on the College of Iowa, USA for 5 years whereas the remaining 4 candidates, Chinwieke Cosmas Eze, Amarachukwu P. Onoh, Obinna H. Ozioko and Bonaventure Odeke, additionally bought admissions and scholarships to check at North Carolina State College, College of Buffalo, Portland State College and College of Utah, respectively, additionally for a interval of 5 years.

He revealed that the value of the seven scholarships in naira is N616,461,750, noting that “this could save the state an enormous amount of cash whereas selling her picture nationally and internationally”.

Dr. Ugwuanyi identified that in step with the phrases of the ESSELB mentorship programme, the state authorities is anticipated to maintain the scholars’ logistics comparable to purposes and journey bills.

The Council subsequently appreciated Gov. Ugwuanyi for the mentorship programme, stressing that “our intention is to lift a gaggle of youths that can take over the management of the state within the subsequent twenty years”.

Of their separate remarks, the visibly elated beneficiaries thanked Gov. Ugwuanyi for his administration’s good works and dedication to innovation and human capital improvement, stating that God used the governor and the Mentors to help them to additional their desires.

The Mentees mentioned they had been in search of the scholarships the improper means till they had been guided efficiently by the Mentors.

One of many Mentees, Nnamdi Christian Okey, noticed that “by this sturdy mentorship programme of the Enugu State Scholarship Board, I used to be in a position to safe admission to go to a high rating college within the US. I may also function Mentor to people who find themselves coming after us.

“We wish to thanks, Your Excellency, for the chance you’ve gotten given us, and the Mentors who took their time to direct us to attain this goal”.

In his transient response, Gov. Ugwuanyi thanked God for the feat and expressed his administration’s assist and confidence within the mentorship programme and repositioning agenda of the brand new management of the ESSELB, led by Barr. Uche Levis Abonyi.

The governor additionally appreciated the Council of Mentors for his or her steadfastness to the imaginative and prescient of his administration within the space of youth empowerment innovation, saying that “Our Mentors are one of the best”.

He congratulated the seven profitable candidates and urged them to make Enugu State proud and make themselves obtainable to vary their lives, households and the society, positively.

Different members of the Council of Mentors current on the occasion had been Dr. Chidi Ugwu, Chigozie Ezeora and Dr. Hyginus Eze.

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