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18 aviation students get N96m scholarship

BY FESTUS AHON

UGHELLI—Delta State Government, Wednesday, disbursed over N96 million as scholarship to 18 aviation students for the 2012 academic year.

Speaking during the award ceremony, Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan said: “My administration places emphasis on this scheme to create a pool of trained and competent manpower of Deltans to be key players in the aviation sector.”

Speaking through the Commissioner for Higher Education, Prof. Hope Eghagha, Uduaghan said: “This will certainly help create more vibrant aviation sector and further promote the growth of businesses in the state.

“This year, we also approved N199.99 million as scholarship for 38 would-be beneficiaries of the scheme.”

“We were able to attract an increasing number of candidates for this award based on our commitment and dedication to the tenets of our vision of a greater Delta.”


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