By Princely Onyenwe, Abuja
Imo state government has received alot of accolades from the academic atmosphere for granting scholarship to a brilliant daughter of the state that made an excellent result in the penultimate SSCE Examination.
On this therefore, the Imo state government has fulfilled its pledge to sponsor miss Confidence from Mbano area from to a Georgian University to study on scholarship.
The scholar made her choice after she recorded 9-Alfars in last year’s senior secondary school certificate examination SSSCE in the state.
9News Nigeria gathered that Miss Confidence Chinasa Nwaozuzu from Amuzari in Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of the state secured admission to study medicine in Georgia University, Eastern Europe.
Apart from her tuition and accommodation the state governor Sen Hope Uzodimma, yesterday, paid for other expenses that would make her studies smooth.
A statement by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Hon Declan Emelumba, said the governor fulfilled the scholarship pledge to encourage other brilliant Imo students to excel in their studies.
Emelumba recalled that when Uzodimma heard of Nwaozuzu’s exploits in the WAEC examination,he immediately invited her to Government House to celebrate her as a pride of the state.
“The governor was very excited and he promised to train her in any University of her choice whether in Nigeria or abroad. As God would have it, she secured admission to Georgia and His Excellency has accordingly redeemed his pledge”,he explained.
The commissioner urged Miss Confidence Chinasa Nwaozuzu to represent the state well by excelling in her studies.
According to him,” the governor expects this academic prodigy who came third in the WAEC examination nationally to keep high the flag of Imo state in Georgia.
He noted that the prosperity Government of Senator Hope Uzodimma not only encourages academic exploits among the youth but dedication and hardwork.
He said the state will be responsible for the entire duration of Nwaozuzu”s six year academic programme and wished her success and good health in Georgia. This indeed is Commendable.
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