This past few months, we have posted so far, more than three 2012 scholarship which are being sponsored by giant petroleum firms.
However, today, we have some important news for you, as the IMO State Governor, Governor Rochas, has built a foundation called Rochas Foundation, a charity organization which is dedicated to the educational development of the less-privileged ones, and is developing facilities to open Nigeria’s first free university!.
The Rochas Foundation currently owns and runs good five secondary schools around the country, offering free education to indigen students.
For confirmation, the secondary schools can be located in the following area.
Ogboko (in Imo State);
While Addressing the public at the Imo Freedom Square, Owerri, Okorocha promised to pay and give a scholarship of N100,000 to each student of Imo state origin in Imo State University.
The Governor also states that each recipient would get N70,000 free and N30,000 as a loan to be paid upon completion of studies, with no basis for collateral.
Governor Rochas also said that, students undertaking National Diploma(ND) at the Imo state polytechnics would receive N60,000, with N40,000 free and N20,000 as loan, while those undertaking Higher National Diploma (HND) would get N60,000 free and N20,000 loan.
Governor Rochas further disclosed to the people, that the scholarship fund would be paid from the next academic session, adding that by September 2012, every school in the state would be autonomous.
This is truly fascinating, seriously, we hope that this scholarship plan comes live.
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