Akwa Ibom govt to give scholarship to students in tertiary institutions


By Paul Ukpabio

THE Akwa Ibom state government is set to put smiles on the faces of students in tertiary institutions starting this year, with scholarships grants.

Ini Ememobong, commissioner for information and strategy, made this known, today while briefing Government House correspondents at the end of the State Executive Council, SEC, meeting.

According to Ememobong, the state governor, Udom Emmanuel, who presided over the SEC meeting, directed Idongesit Etiebet, commissioner for Education, to put up modalities for the institution of scholarship awards to all Akwa Ibom students in tertiary institutions by liaising with critical stakeholders for actualization of the scheme.

This, according to the governor, will be part of the government’s efforts toward boosting education, as the sector tops the priority list of Akwa Ibom State government in 2021.

– Jan. 14, 2021 @ 08:35 GMT /

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