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Lawmaker offers scholarship to 50 students

By Eric Ugbor

Aba—FIFTY students studying in different tertiary institutions in the country have benefited from the education endowment and scholarship scheme instituted by Mr Allwell Okere,  representing Ukwa East constituency in the Abia State House of Assembly.

Mr Okere disclosed this to newsmen at Akwete, headquarters of Ukwa East Local Government Area of Abia state, after presenting a vehicle and 16 motor bikes to the local government chairman and ward chairmen of the Progressive Peoples’ Alliance (PPA) in the council.

He explained that the scheme,  which commenced last year cuts across all indigent students of the council, notwithstanding their political inclination.

According to him,  the scheme which will run until the expiration of his present tenure in the state House of Assembly was part of the campaign promises he made to the people, to assist parents in his constituency as well as uplifting the development of education in the state.


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