By Vincent Ujumadu
AWKA’s twenty-year-old needy students in Anambra State, including four in tertiary institutions, were given a lifeline to continue their studies thanks to a non-governmental organization, the Onyebuchi Chris Ifediorah Foundation.
The price for secondary school was for both high school students, SSS-3, students who are preparing for the Senior School Certificate Examinations, which includes the registration fees of the winners for both the West African Senior School Certificate Examination , WASSE, and the National Examination Council, NECO Exam, and the Junior Award for those in the Junior Secondary School, JSS-3, who submit their registration fees for the Junior Secondary School Certificate Examination, JSSCE.
At the awards ceremony in Aguleri in the Anambra East Local Government Area, the Foundation’s sponsor, Chief Onyebuchi Ifediorah, said the winners were selected Thanks to its competitive annual processes, the winners are the most powerful students in a group of 35 students, from 10 eligible schools in the region. He added that all would have to pass a one-time exam, called the IFOMSSA Challenge, which is usually held in January each year and organized by the Otuocha Zone’s Postal Primary School Service Commission, PPSSC.
The Junior Award, he explained, is an exclusive conservation of the Indigenes of Nsugbe, the hometown of the foundation’s board.
Those for the tertiary institutions were also selected by a selection of competitors.
During the award ceremony in Aguleri, the Foundation’s president said: “Currently there are privately owned secondary schools in the local government is excluded because we believe that those who can afford the fees for private schools, our scholarships really not Our program is aimed at the financially less privileged.
“In the coming years, we want to extend the scope of our scholarships to the three local governments in the Otuocha, Anambra East, Anambra West and Ayamelum and, hopefully, the rest of Anambra State.
“We at the OCI Foundation believe in the power of an educated and motivated mind, as my late father, Pa lfedioramma, always said with a stroke of the pen, an educated person can open the door to wealth.”
He further explained that the OCI Foundation offers a scholarship called “Cyfed Scholarships.” You will receive annual financial benefits available to you throughout the approved duration of your chosen courses at any tertiary institution of your choice in Nigeria.
The President of the Anambra State PPSSC, Ms. Joy Ulasi, praised the Foundation’s president for not The scholarship program was limited only to students from the state of Anambra.
She called on the beneficiaries to work hard to get the prize, adding that they have no reason to disappoint their parents, who would have spared the burden of school fees. The Post 28 needy students get life-saving from NGOs in Anambra first appeared on Vanguard News .
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