The Senator representing the Cross River Central Senatorial District within the Nationwide Meeting, John Owan-Enoh, has awarded scholarships valued at N70m to seven-hundred college college students and different beneficiaries, as a part of his academic help programme.
The beneficiaries have been drawn from the six native authorities areas within the senatorial district, particularly Abi, Yakurr, Obubra, Etung, Ikom and Boki.
A breakdown of the classes within the sixty six electoral wards confirmed that 60 postgraduate college students obtained N100,000 every, whereas 660 undergraduates acquired N50,000 every.
Additionally, 1, 320 senior secondary college pupils acquired N15,000 every and 111 pupils within the junior class obtained N5,000 every, whereas greater than 1,000 candidates looking for admission into greater establishments got N6,000 every.
Presenting the cheques to the beneficiaries in Ikom on Sunday, Owan-Enoh mentioned that the gesture was geared toward aiding the beneficiaries within the pursuit of their educational careers.
He stated that the programme was a part of his duty and sacrifice to the individuals of the constituency, regardless of the financial recession.
Owan-Enoh stated, “I’m not doing this as a result of I’ve a lot cash; however due to the love, sacrifice and a way of duty to the folks of my constituency.
“I’m indebted to the folks of the Central Senatorial District, who toiled with me and stored religion in the course of the time of my campaigns.”
The senator stated that every of the sixty six wards had equal variety of beneficiaries and suggested the beneficiaries to make correct use of the chance.
Talking on behalf of the native authorities areas, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Lecturers, College of Calabar, Prof. Florence Obi, described Owan-Enoh as a superb performer.
Whereas commending the lawmaker for the gesture, she referred to as on the beneficiaries to make the most of the assist to fulfil their desires.
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