A complete of 184 beneficiaries of the NNPC/Shell Cradle-to-Profession scholarship for secondary faculty college students have been migrated to the SPDC JV college scholarship programme within the final 5 years, Shell’s Head of Company Relations for Nigeria, Igo Weli, has stated.
He added that the beneficiaries are all from the corporate’s areas of operations within the Niger Delta.
“These beneficiaries are among the many 708 youths from the Niger Delta who’ve benefited from the Cradle-to-Profession (C2C) scholarship since inception in 2010,” Weli stated on the latest commencement of one other set of 60 C2C students from 4 of the accomplice personal secondary colleges in Rivers State, the place he was represented by the corporate’s Social Efficiency and Social Funding Supervisor, Mr. Emmanuel Anyim.
The Cradle-to-Profession scholarship gives full scholarship to every pupil masking tuition, lodging, books, garments, toiletries, medical insurance coverage and visiting look after the six years of secondary faculty and is focused at good kids from Niger Delta with less-privileged background.
Weli, who spoke on the commencement ceremonies at Bloombreed Excessive College, described the C2C scholarship as a flagship intervention programme by SPDC and its three way partnership companions to bridge the socio-economic hole in training amongst youths within the Niger Delta.