December 1, 2022



Nestlé Nigeria extends assist for youth schooling to host communities

Nestlé Nigeria restates dedication to selling youth schooling in her host communities Nestlé Nigeria PLC has introduced the second part of her neighborhood scholarship scheme for youth of her host communities. The scholarship scheme is positioned to allow deserving college students of her host communities attain their instructional and private aspirations by monetary sponsorship.

The scheme which was launched in 2020 is in two classes, senior secondary and tertiary, will grant funds to cowl tuition, lodging, uniform, books and different bills all through beneficiaries’ schooling within the respective classes.

Talking on the occasion to introduce Nestlé Scholarship scheme in Agbara, the Company Communications and Public Affairs Supervisor of Nestlé Nigeria PLC, Mrs. Victoria Uwadoka stated, “In a nation with a excessive youth inhabitants like ours, it’s clear that communities can not thrive in the event that they fail to supply a future for youthful generations.

“We’re subsequently happy to announce the extension of the scheme to deserving youths in Agbara. The scholarship awards cowl the price of tuition, lodging, uniforms and books all through beneficiaries’ research as long as they attain the minimal required tutorial efficiency annually.”

The Commissioner for Training, Science and Expertise in Ogun State, Professor Abayomi Arigbabu, represented by the Zonal Training Officer, Ado-Odo Ota, Mr. Olugbenga Kikisuhu, counseled Nestlé for the initiative.

He stated, “A modest historical past is being recorded right here in the present day as Nestlé Nigeria PLC has taken an enormous step by extending its love and generosity to higher the a number of underprivileged and deserving indigenous college students of Agbara neighborhood. Probably the most necessary scholarship advantages to our society is that it provides us engineers, docs, teachers, legal professionals and scientists from backgrounds that ordinarily couldn’t have met up with the monetary burdens of schooling”.

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On his half, the Alagbara of Agbara Kingdom, Oba (Barr.) Lukman Jayeola Agunbiade, Olute III stated, “This scholarship scheme is a laudable initiative by Nestlé Nigeria PLC. I’m delighted to be a part of this occasion selling the schooling and empowerment of youth in Agbara. The corporate has positively impacted the neighborhood through the years and we now have loved a great relationship”.