A non-governmental organisations, JESUNIC Foundation has given scholarships to 10 indigent Students in South East Nigeria to support their education.
The benefiting Students are from the five Eastern States of Anambra, Enugu, Abia, Imo and Ebonyi, who are studying at Community Secondary School, Ndiagu Amechi, in Enugu South Local Government Area of Enugu State.
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The Managing Director of the Foundation, Comrade John Paul Egbo, who disclosed in a statement, he made available to journalists in Awka, Anambra State Capital, on Saturday said that the JESUNIC Foundation aims and objectives were to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) focused on education, women empowerment and community development in the country.
According to Egbo, the foundation has the core mandate of empowering people through scholarships for indigent students, vocational skills for women and girls as well as the empowerment of widows, provision of clean water and sanitation, medical aid and supports to schools and villages.
“The Scholarship is for only students/wards from less privileged homes whose parents/guardians are finding it difficulties in paying their tuitions.
“This exercise would be a continuous one as an encouragement to students to remain steadfast towards making south and the country at large proud” he said.
Egbo, however admonished the beneficiaries to be good representatives of the school and work towards becoming good citizens.
He commended the Enugu state governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for providing an enabling environment for the seamless attainment of all round education in the state.