•••Award Scholarship to One Hundred and Twenty Students(120) in Nkanu Land.
•••Scheme to run annually concurrently in Nkanu Land.
The Leadership of Nkanu Youth Council worldwide through NYC Scholarship Board in partnership with Hon Ferguson Chimaraoke Nnamani (Special Assistant to the Governor on NYSC Matters) paid school fees for One Hundred and Twenty Secondary School Students in Enugu East Senatorial Zone.
This Scholarship scheme which was done based on NEED ASSESSMENT and MERIT is structured to run annually attracted 20 Students each from the 6 Local Government Areas of Enugu East Senatorial Zone.
The Beneficiary schools include:
Girls Secondary School,Nara(NKANU EAST)
(Principal:Mrs Chukwu Eucharia)
Obe Technical School,Obe(Nkanu West)
(Principal: Mrs Elizabeth Okolike)
Community Secondary School Iva Valley(Enugu North LGA)
(Principal: Mr Udeh Nicholas)
Community Secondary School Obeagu(Enugu South LGA)
(Principal: Mrs Kate Okonkwo)
Community Secondary School Ugwogo Nike(Enugu East LGA)
(Principal: Mr John Ikpa)
Community Secondary School Umualor(Isi-uzo LGA)
(Principal: Mrs FC Ezeh)
The various School Principals and some Students Recipients expressed heartfelt gratitude to the Nkanu Youth Council Scholarship Board and Hon Ferguson Chimaraoke Nnamani for this laudable initiative,prayed for the two Bodies and described them as the Pride of Nkanu land.
While addressing the Students of Obe Technical School,Hon Ferguson Chimaraoke Nnamani, the son of His Excellency Sen Dr Chimaraoke Nnamani (Fmr Governor Enugu State and current Senator Representing Enugu East Senatorial Zone) who paid School Fees for 60 Students,expressed deep joy in meeting and reaching out to his little brothers and sisters,he interacted and gave vital advice to them and also,advised the students to be hopeful and focused for there are better days ahead.
The National President of Nkanu Youth Council worldwide and Special Assistant to the Executive Governor of Enugu State on Culture and Tourism Hon Monday Diamond Ani (Odoziobodo) thanked His Excellency the Executive Governor of Enugu State Rt Hon Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for providing enabling environment for qualitative Education through good Governance in Enugu State,he also admonished the Student Beneficiaries to be of good behavior to the society, shunning all forms of juvenile delinquency and maintaining the law of social contract for a better society.
Hon Diamond also stressed that the Nkanu Youth Council Scholarship Initiative will be an annual Program so as to continue to contribute in the eradication of illiteracy amongst our Youths and to achieve the better Nkanu of our dream.
The Director of Schools Nkanu Youth Council Amb Jude Ogene Ogbodo and the Committee on Scholarship expressed gratitude on the Success of the program.