Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi Offers Scholarship to 340 Indigent Students
In accordance with the Enugu State Government’s policy in education and the need to find and help educated people in the rural areas, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi on Monday offers scholarship to 340 indigent students of the Enugu State Polytechnic, Iwollo, Ezeagu Local Government Area of the state.
Mr Ugwuanyi clarified that 20 indigent students in each of the 17 local governments will benefit from the scholarship scheme, which will cover their educational cost expenses for a long time of concentrate at an aggregate cost of N41.6 million.
The governor talked during the maiden engineering day celebration at the institution, where he initiated the recently constructed School of Engineering Complex supported by Arthur Eze and laid foundation for the development of Julius Onah School of Management.
The occasion additionally saw the foundation laying function of School of General Studies by the Deputy Governor, Cecilia Ezeilo, and conferment of Merit Awards to outstanding Engineers and different dignitaries, for example, the Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu; previous President of the Senate, Ken Nnamani; Member speaking to Udi/Ezeagu Federal Constituency, Dennis Oguerinwa Amadi; Barth Nnaji; Emeka Offor; Augustine Otiji and Vita Abba, among others.
Likewise speaking, Mr Ugwuanyi unveiled that the cardinal principle of the educational policy of his administration was “the arrangement of access to qualitative education at all levels to all classes and strata of the general public.”
He expressed that the occasion managed his organization the chance to step forward in the headway of technology in the state “particularly as of now whentechnology has not just transformed the world into a worldwide town yet has turned into the significant pay worker for some countries.”
The Governor said that his administration in the light of the above, executed “firm measures towards repositioning and patching up this institution” to make it an unmistakable place for Engineering and Agricultural studies and developments in the nation.
“These measures incorporated the revalidation of old projects and accreditation of new ones by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) and also the arrangement of critical infrastructure and necessary equipment,” the governor included.
Mr Ugwuanyi, therefore, expressed delight that the efforts of the government towards the institution have been showing “as the organization has created at an astonishing pace and has been pulling in positive consideration and audits from administrative experts in the nation and also partners in the country’s education sector.”
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi Offers Scholarship to 340 Indigent Students. Describing the School of Engineering Complex as “a watershed ever of institution” that would improve its development as a fortress of qualitative engineering and technological education, the governor praised Arthur Eze for “his kind sponsorship of the venture.”
He likewise valued the dedication and industriousness of the Governing Council, the administration and the staff of the institution towards the realization of government’s vision for the school, and congratulated the award winners for the well deserved honours.
“I use this opportunity also to reiterate the unflinching commitment of the State Government towards the acknowledgment of our aggregate goals for the establishment and for tertiary instruction in Enugu State”, the governor reassured.
In his appreciated address, the Chairman of the instruction Governing Council, Chinedu Onu, offered thanks to Mr Ugwuanyi for effective funding of the school and addition of its month to month subventions, which he said “saw us accomplishing this accomplishment in a brief time.”
He included that the Enugu State Polytechnic, Iwollo wants “to wind up an institution of decision for Engineering and Technology improvement” and “to utilize the remembrance of Engineering Day to pull in the consideration of students and in addition would-be students to this awesome field of study and practice.”
The Rector of the Institution, C.J.C Akubuilo in his address declared that the school with regards to the repositioning plan of the representative, in 2017/2018 academic year, has joined other Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria to enter into the Joint Admission andMatriculation Board (JAMB) Central Admissions Processing System (CAPS).
As per him, “we are presently perceived by other national administrative bodies and offices, for example, the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) and the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). The Polytechnic has between September 2017 and March 2018, mobilized the first two sets of students for their one year National Youth Service”.