Uniport undergraduate wins Princewills Trust December cash prize

Mrs Anthonia Akata, Barr. Ken Saronwiyo and Mr Tombari Victor Akata
Mrs Anthonia Akata, Barr. Ken Saronwiyo and Mr Tombari Victor Akata

AN undergraduate at the University of Port Harcourt in Rivers State, Tombari Akata, has won the December 2019 edition of the Help the Hard worker Project of Princewill Trust Foundation.

Presenting the cash price of N100,000 to the beneficiary at the school premises, the founder and sponsor of the foundation, Tonye Princewill, said the gesture would be his little monthly contribution of giving back to the society, while encouraging the hard workers in it.

The Princewill, who was represented by Ken Saronwiyo, a retired customary court judge and a Deputy Governorship aspirant in the 2015 elections, said that the presentation was a testimony that the NGO would always live up to its own expectations and set goals in order to better the lives of the citizenry.

Group picture
Group picture

According to him, as an organization that believes in helping responsible members of the society, Princewills Trust will continue to maintain this important cause, and that the foundation is here to fulfill its objectives and promises for the month of December 2019.

He encouraged hardworking people everywhere to develop interest and compete as it is a way of changing lives and putting smiles on the faces of people in the society.

He congratulated the winner for his efforts and enjoined him to spread the good news to others as the foundation will continue to keep its promises.

A statement by the Prince Tonye Princewill Media Office, quoted the mother of the beneficiary, Anthonia Akata, as saying that she was very happy with the gesture and prayed God to bless the foundation so that it could do more to reach many more people.

It added that the beneficiary and winner of the December 2019 Help The Hardworker Project”, Tombari Victor Akata, expressed delight with the foundation as it is an opportunity for one to engage even after classes as entrepreneur and thanked all those who voted for him to emerge the winner.

Akata is the third person to win the N100,000 cash prize. The two previous winners were a shoe maker and a bicycle repairer.

– Jan. 8, 2020 @ 12:59 GMT |

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